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Suit says woman was assaulted and fired for reporting food safety violations at Publix

May 9, 2018 by

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By David J. Neal dneal@miamiherald.com A lawsuit by a former longtime Publix employee claims she was discriminated against, physically assaulted, then fired after she pointed out food safety violations in the store’s meat department. Tracy Aiken’s lawsuit, filed in Leon County Circuit Court on April 29, says she saw other employees at Publix’s Southwood Village […]

Fast-food employee spits on customer’s food in viral video

March 26, 2018 by

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By Alexandra Deabler | Fox News A Pita Pit employee in Missoula, Mont. has been terminated after a Facebook video showed her spitting on a customer’s sandwich. The video, which has since gone viral with nearly 300,000 views, was uploaded to Facebook shortly after the altercation, which is said to have taken place at 3 […]

Packed Lunches: Cutting Corners but not Food Safety

August 16, 2017 by

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By: Karen Hunter, Executive Correspondence and Issues Management Staff, Food Safety and Inspection Service As a working mom of four boys, ages 8 and under, I’m asked on a near-daily basis: “how do you DO it?!” It’s a carefully orchestrated dance: keeping my family fed, healthy, dropped off at school and daycare at the appropriate […]

2017 MLB Ballpark Food Safety Rankings

August 16, 2017 by

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By Tanner Walters Millions of baseball fans attend ballparks across North America annually, buying some peanuts and Cracker Jack—and hot food, too. But what are they getting themselves into? Thousands of public inspection records gathered from local health departments in the United States and Canada reveal that food safety varies widely across Major League Baseball’s […]

Practice Food Safety During the Holidays

December 12, 2016 by

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Feasting with family and friends is part of many holiday celebrations. Follow these simple tips to keep safe from food poisoning, or foodborne illness, during the holidays. Everyone can practice food safety during the holidays Wash your hands. Be sure to wash your hands with soap and water before and after preparing food, after touching […]

Food Safety Smarts

September 8, 2016 by

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Food Safety Smarts from CDC Use these tools and tips to help prevent food poisoning. Your kitchen is filled with food safety tools that, when used properly, can help keep you and your loved ones healthy. Learn how to make the most of these tools so that your kitchen is your home’s food safety headquarters. […]

Lucky’s Taproom patrons aren’t so lucky; foodborne illnesses linked to Dayton restaurant

March 3, 2016 by

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by Ben Chapman Today I talked to a restaurant operator about something they wanted to do that was risky. After talking about what could go wrong, the operator said ‘I don’t want to make people sick, I’ll figure something else out.’ Making patrons sick is bad business. According to WHIO, a Dayton restaurant has closed […]