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A major issue for some Boston food trucks? Hand-washing

June 5, 2017 by


by Megan Woolhouse and Matt Rocheleau Customers lined up during lunch hour at a food truck in Dewey Square last week. They’re restaurants on wheels, churning out everything from pan-seared dumplings to juicy porchetta sandwiches for the city’s hungry lunchtime crowds. But food trucks, which are proliferating at a rapid pace around Boston, are more […]

Popular Boston, MA food trucks and restaurants closed for E. coli

April 17, 2017 by


By Megan Woolhouse An E. coli outbreak shuttered three locations of the Chicken & Rice Guys, as well as its fleet of Middle Eastern food trucks, Boston health inspectors said Tuesday. The department confirmed seven cases of E. coli stemming from the Chicken & Rice Guys Allston location, which supplies food to the chain’s other […]

Red Barn Coffee Roasters in Boston, MA closed for rodents, no hot water

April 13, 2017 by


The following establishment was closed by the Boston MA board of health for critical foodborne illness violations. Red Barn Coffee Roasters 350 Longwood Ave Boston, MA. 02215 Inspection Date: 4/12/2017 Decription Status *** Adequate Handwashing/Where/When/How Comments: Employees are unable to properly wash their hands without hot water. Train employees about proper handwashing. Fail *** Hot […]

Boston, MA restaurant closed for mice, cross-contamination

April 10, 2017 by


The Boston, MA Board of Health posted the following restaurant closure: D & D Restaurant 3141 Washington St Jamaica Plain, MA. 02130 Inspection Date: 4/7/2017 Decription Status *** Separation, Segregation,Cross Contamination Comments: Raw fish stored over cooked chicken, store correctly, ready to over raw. Fail * Food Protection Comments: Discontinue prepping foods at basement, space […]

Boston, MA posts list of closed eating establishments

March 14, 2017 by


The Boston, MA board of health has posted the following eating establishment closures on their website. BEARD PAPA’S AND CHATIME 145 BRIGHTON AV 3/10/2017 BUK KYUNG # 2 151 BRIGHTON AV 3/10/2017 HAFUN CAFE 37 ROXBURY ST 3/9/2017 HI BEAR ICE CREAM 145 BRIGHTON AV 3/10/2017 LITTLE HAITI INTERNATIONAL CUSINE 1184 HYDE PARK AV 2/16/2017 […]

8,430 pounds of Shaved Beef Recalled for Plastic

March 6, 2017 by


F.B. Packing Co., Inc., Boston, Massachusetts, is recalling approximately 8,430 pounds of shaved beef products that may be contaminated with plastic. The shaved steak items were produced on Dec. 21, 2016. The following products are subject to recall: [View Labels (PDF Only)] 10-lb. poly bag packages containing thin-sliced (shaved) pieces of “Frank Bertolino Beef Co. […]

Asian restaurant closed in Boston, MA for Rodent activity

December 13, 2016 by


The following restaurant has been closed by the Boston, MA board of health for critical foodborne illness violations. YAMATO II 545 BOYLSTON ST BOSTON MA. 02116 *  Food Protection Comments: Items stored on top of ice machine * Food Protection Comments: Scrub pad in food prep sink (kitchen) * Food Utensil Storage Comments: Ice scoop […]