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Chipotle says it will hike the cost of burritos if Trump slaps tariffs on Mexico

June 4, 2019 by


by Jeanette Settembre Chipotle (CMG)  could raise prices for its burritos if President Donald Trump follows through with his threat to impose tariffs on products from Mexico next week. Trump said last week he would implement a 5% tariff on all goods and imports from Mexico beginning June 10 unless “the illegal migration crisis is […]

Pork industry soon will have more power over meat inspections

April 3, 2019 by


by Kimberly Kindy A 3-month-old pig sits in a pen in Iowa. (Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News) The Trump administration plans to shift much of the power and responsibility for food safety inspections in hog plants to the pork industry as early as May, cutting the number of federal inspectors by about 40 percent and replacing them […]

Avocado shortages, virgin margaritas: Border shutdown would hit American palates

April 1, 2019 by


By Kate Dugu President Donald Trump’s threat to shut down the U.S.-Mexico border would hit American consumers – in the gut.From the avocados on avocado toast, to the limes and tequila in margaritas, the United States is heavily reliant on Mexican imports of fruit, vegetables and alcohol to meet consumer demand. Nearly half of all […]


August 22, 2017 by


by Robert Mancini on If I paid $300,000 for a membership, the kitchen better be pristine and safe. As President Donald Trump took office earlier this year, state health inspectors arrived at Mar-a-Lago, the new president’s “winter White House,” for their annual inspection of the the private club’s kitchens. What they found was not […]

Trump’s Mar-a-Lago food service cited for state violations

April 14, 2017 by


by Susan Salisbury Food service operations at President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Club in Palm Beach and Trump National Golf Club in Jupiter have been cited for violations in state inspections this year, but both met inspection standards and passed. Inspectors passed food service operations under three different license numbers at Mar-a-Lago Club after finding eight […]