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FDA: Avoid Potentially Contaminated Raw Oysters from Canada

May 1, 2018 by


FDA Advises Consumers & Retailers to Avoid Potentially Contaminated Raw Oysters from Canada April 30, 2018 What is the Problem and What is being Done About It? The U.S. Food and Drug Administration, along with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Public Health Agency of Canada, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, and […]

Restaurant closed in Boston for Raw Sewage Disposal – Gross

December 6, 2017 by


This establishment was closed by the Boston Board of Health. hanmaru 164 harvard av Allston, MA. 02134 A Inspection Date: 12/5/2017   Code Decription Status ** 28-5-402.13 Sewage and Waste Water Comments: Establishment is pumping raw sewage out of basement into back alley. Discontinue pumping sewage out of this establishment into a public alley way. […]

Boy leaves McDonald’s PlayPlace covered in human waste, employees just laugh

July 12, 2017 by


By Fox 25 Boston, Published July 11, 2017 Justina Whitmore expected a few germs in the PlayPlace, but not “poop.”  (iStock) A New Hampshire woman is demanding an apology and is raising questions about the cleanliness of a Manchester McDonald’s after her son became covered in human waste in the play pen. Justina Whitmore said […]

How safe is it to eat at a restaurant with recalled food?

April 3, 2017 by


By Maren Siu Grocery shoppers beware, one million pounds of chicken nuggets were recently recalled due to contamination. OK Food Inc received five consumer complaints, stating metal objects were found in their prepackaged chicken nuggets. Sarah Wellemeyer owner of Taco Del Sol tells us their restaurant had a recall scare a few years back, costing […]

Brag about a good restaurant inspection store, diners more positive

November 8, 2016 by


by Doug Powell It’s a stretch to say that posting restaurant inspection results – letter grades, color cards, numbers, smiley faces – affects much of anything because of the limitations involved in studying the question. Do letter grades reduce foodborne illness? Probably not. Do they make food safer? Probably not. Do managers pay attention and […]

Confessions from McDonald’s employees will make you second guess your next meal

September 12, 2016 by


According to, McDonald’s has nearly 2 million employees and more then 35,000 locations all over the world. With a location seemingly on every corner, there’s no wonder their employees have opinions about what happens in the building. 1.9 million employees as of 2014. McDonald’s has more than 35,000 locations in over 100 countries as […]

Boston MA BOH closes Safari M. Cafe

August 24, 2016 by


The following restaurant was closed by the Boston, MA for critical foodborne illness violations. SAFARI M. CAFE 50 JOHN ELIOT SQ ROXBURY MA. 02119 Inspection Date: 8/24/2016 Description Location *** Separation, Segregation, Cross Contamination Comments: 1 door reach in/observed whole muscle meat stored in same pan as ground meat with raw chicken stored above these […]