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Food Law and Regulation Boot Camp

August 16, 2017 by

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Chicago Public Schools Under Fire Over Dirty Conditions, Rotten Food

October 10, 2014 by

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CHICAGO — The new school year is off to a messy start in Chicago, the nation’s third-largest school district. Michael Flynn, who has taught sixth grade at Otis Elementary in Chicago’s West Town neighborhood since 1977, said he’s never seen his school dirtier. A whole floor went untouched overnight recently, leaving surfaces unswept and heaps […]

Roadkill at restaurants; man sold deer, raccoons and other Indiana wildlife to Chicago restaurants

October 18, 2013 by

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Posted on October 18, 2013 by Doug Powell A Chicago man was arrested Monday after police made the unsavory discovery he was illegally selling Indiana wildlife to food markets in the Windy City. Alexander Moy, 47, is being held in the Starke County Jail in Knox, Ind., roughly 90 minutes east of Chicago and is […]

Police recover $500K in stolen chocolate, booze, other goods from South Side Chicago warehouse

June 3, 2013 by

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Chicago police recovered more than $500,000 Saturday in stolen chocolate, alcohol and other merchandise from a South Side warehouse. They said the goods were found in a warehouse in the 2600 block of West 35th Street as a result of an investigation conducted by the department’s Intelligence Section. They included several pallets of Ghirardelli chocolates […]

Chicago Schools Health Inspections: 35 Percent Have Failed At Least 1 City Inspection Since 2011

October 30, 2012 by

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Since 2011, 244 of Chicago’s 681 schools have failed at least one health inspection, according to a CBS Chicago investigation. The school with the worst record, Anton Dvorak Elementary, has failed city health inspections six times since 2011. Its violations run the gamut from no hot water in bathroom sinks to food stored at unsafe […]

6 sick from Salmonella in Chicago schools, linked to OrganicLife

October 22, 2012 by

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by Doug Powell The Chicago Tribune reports a recent outbreak of salmonella sickened students at five schools in the Chicago suburbs, and health officials have focused their investigation on a commercial kitchen in Wheeling that prepares lunches for the schools. The children, ages 7 to 14, have recovered, and the outbreak appears to be over, […]

Ex-Chicago contractor took bribes for food safety certifications, jailed for over 2 years

August 30, 2012 by

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by Doug Powell WLS reports a woman who formerly worked as food inspector for the city of Chicago was sentenced to more than two years in prison Wednesday for taking bribes to obtain food safety certificates for people who had not taken required courses or passed tests. U.S. District Judge Harry Leinenweber sentenced Mary Anne […]