PRIVATELY PROVIDED STOOL SAMPLES FLUSH OUT SALMONELLA OUTBREAK
An outbreak of salmonella poisoning that forced the July 15-22 closure of a taco bar in a Colorado mountain town might never have been solved had the illnesses been reported only to the local health department. That’s because for “uncontrollable or logistical reasons,” stool samples of people who report their suspected salmonella illness to the… Continue Reading

FOOD & WATER WATCH URGES CONTINUATION OF CATFISH INSPECTIONS
An activist group says the rejection of 40,000 pounds of catfish from Vietnam is the best evidence possible that Congress should not kill the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s new inspection program. “The (USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service) catfish inspection program is working and needs to continue in operation because it is preventing foodborne illness… Continue Reading

BEACH BEAT: SENDING CONDOLENCES TO CHIPOTLE’S PR GUY
What a drag it must be to wake up every day as the public relations guy for Chipotle Mexican Grill. Seriously, consumers to the left of you, media to the right, and there you are — stuck in the middle with Steve Ells and the burrito bunch. For almost a year now the Denver-based fast… Continue Reading

 

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s