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Toxic chemicals that never break down were found in the drinking water in several major US cities

January 24, 2020 by


By Nadia Kounang and Scottie Andrew, CNN (CNN)Potentially toxic chemicals are in the drinking water supplies of several major metropolitan areas in the US, including Miami, New Orleans and Washington, DC, according to a new report from the Environmental Working Group (EWG). The findings, published by the environmental advocacy group this week, suggested that PFAS, […]

Upscale DC restaurant reopens following salmonella outbreak

September 17, 2015 by


An upscale D.C. restaurant is reopening following a salmonella scare. The Fig and Olive in D.C. closed on September 10 following several confirmed cases of Salmonella exposure. D.C. health officials say the outbreak caused more than 60 people to become ill and an additional 150 possible cases are being investigated. “Over the past six days […]

DC Asian Restaurant closed for Mold, Dirty Duck Hooks, Rodent Droppings

March 7, 2014 by


DC health inspectors temporarily closed New Big Wong which is located at 610 H Street in northwest DC. It has since passed re-inspection and re-opened according to WUSA9. In this most recent closure, health inspectors cited a towel with mold stored in direct contact with open food (noodles), food stored directly on the floor, unclean […]