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Subway, Boston, MA closed for critical health code violations

November 13, 2017 by

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The following establishment was closed by the Boston Board of Health for critical health code violations. Subway 560 Washington st Dorchester, MA. 02124 Inspection Date: 11/9/2017 * Food Protection Comments: elevate all storage off the floor 6+ 8 inches.. Fail *** Adequate Handwashing/Where/When/How Fail * Non-Food Contact Surfaces Clean Comments:clean all reachins…clean beverage shelving area…. […]

What’s REALLY Inside McDonald’s French Fries?

July 11, 2016 by

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By Cristina Goyanes Overview Of course, you want fries with that. Does the server behind the register even need to ask? Let’s face it, no meal at McDonald’s is complete without an order of its delicious fries. And to think, the world-famous french fries were added to the menu only as an afterthought. They replaced […]

UPI gets into the Buzzfeed list business: Notable E. coli outbreaks in U.S. fast food restaurants

December 31, 2015 by

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by Ben Chapman Most of the U.S. mainstream food safety news coming through Google Alerts over the last week has been recycled and Chipotle-related. Much of the focus has been on the business with the same questions are being asked by many journos: Will the fast casual Mexican restaurant rebound? What will happen to their stocks? […]

Taco Bell employee fired for ‘unacceptable’ act

September 24, 2015 by

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An employee was caught with his hand down the back of his pants at a Sandusky, Ohio, Taco Bell. The man who snapped the photo decided to eat somewhere else — which is totally fair. The employee was fired, and Taco Bell told WEWS that what happened was “unacceptable” — and that the person in […]

McDonald’s rejects genetically modified potato

November 17, 2014 by

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by Mateusz Perkowski, Capital Press McDonald’s has turned down genetically modified potatoes, but its developer seeks to sell them through alternate channels, according to a report in Capital Press. A new genetically modified potato has gotten the stamp of approval from USDA, but not from McDonald’s. The “Innate” potato was engineered by the J.R. Simplot […]

Restaurant workers bring risk when sick on the job

November 10, 2014 by

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by Doug Powell In the absence of paid sick days and health insurance, many food service workers show up sick. Sonia Cohen has worked in the fast food business for the last 10 years. Cohen said even missing one day of work hurts her family budget. And she’s not alone. According to the Centers for […]

Unhealthiest fast food salads

November 4, 2014 by

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By Dan Myers Want to know a secret? Even though you think you may be eating healthy by ordering a salad, odds are you aren’t, especially if that salad comes from a fast-food restaurant. Here are the 10 unhealthiest fast food salads in America. Because salads look healthy, with their overflowing bounty of lettuce and […]