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


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

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

TV Report: Critical Violations Trending Up at KC Stadium Concessions

According to a recent Kansas City, MO, TV report, critical food code violations are up this season at Kauffman Stadium concession stands. (The Kansas City Royals and the New York Mets are vying in this year’s World Series, and their first two games were played Tuesday and Wednesday of this week at Kauffman Stadium.) The Oct. 27, 2015,… Continue Reading