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Riverboat caterer downgraded because of filth, mold, bugs

Federal food officials downgraded of the classification of the catering arm of BB Riverboats Inc., a riverboat cruise company operating on the Ohio River, to provisional because of multiple violations of safe food handling and holding regulations. The director of the Food and Drug Administration’s Cincinnati district office notified the company’s president and owner, David… Continue Reading

Please Pass the Bacteria

Recently, while reviewing some documents, I found a Los Angeles Health Department 2005 ACDC Special Report captioned “Please Pass The Bacteria: An Outbreak of Clostridium Perfringens Associated With Catered Thanksgiving Meals”.   I liked the title, and thought I would explore the subject of food safety risks associated with catered meals.  Thanksgiving is now long past… Continue Reading