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Chipotle CEO sets a bad example in ‘Today Show’ segment

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Chipotle founder and co-CEO Steve Ells

Editor’s note: This column was originally posted on barfblog.com on Dec. 7 under the headline “Chipotle CEO Ells uses the bare hand touch test for meat doneness.” Chipotle, one of our favorite barfblog topics, is in the news again as CEO Steve Ells appeared on the “Today Show” to talk woes associated with recovery from 2015’s… Continue Reading

Top Sushi Chef Calls BS on New York City’s ‘No Bare Hands’ Rule

The recent temporary closures of Sushi Dojo in New York’s East Village and its offshoot Sushi Dojo Express in Gansevoort Market have raised questions about whether the city’s health department is ruining the business with inappropriate regulations. According to the New York City Department of Health (DOH), the popular sushi restaurants were closed as a… Continue Reading