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This fruit made the ‘Dirty Dozen’ list for the first time

March 13, 2017 by


Next time you’re browsing the produce aisle, you may want to steer clear of a conventional fruit beloved in pies and whole-fruit form alike. The Environmental Working Group (EWG) has yet again released its annual Dirty Dozen list — and this year, pears have made the list for the first time, taking the No. 6 […]

Faneuil Hall Marketplace Restaurant closed one day for Health Code Violations & Reopened the Next Day

September 21, 2012 by


This weekend the weather will be beautiful in Boston, MA. Tourists and locals will flock to Faneuil Hall Marketplace. That is why it is imperative that restaurants get their act together if they have been cited by the Boston Board of Health. The restaurant, Al Mercantino, was cited on one day and re-opened the next […]

15 cleanest and dirtiest veggies

June 19, 2012 by


According to the Environmental Working Grouping, the PDF below is the list of the cleanest and dirtiest fruits and vegetables. Good information for all.  

Buggy break rooms: Study reveals office ick

May 24, 2012 by


By Brian Alexander Your co-workers may seem friendly but, if a study released today is any indication, they could be aircraft carriers for germs. According to University of Arizona microbiologist Charles Gerba, who researches the environmental presence of infectious bacteria and viruses, employees in offices arrive in the morning, “put their stuff on their desks” […]

Fancy food doesn’t mean safe food: Ritz-Carlton edition

August 18, 2011 by


by Doug Powell Diners at the Ritz-Carlton may not want to know what goes on behind the storied hotel kitchen’s closed doors. Mathew Katz of DNAinfo reports that New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene data show the Ritz-Carlton has the second-worst kitchen in Manhattan and the 13th dirtiest in the city, getting […]