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Foodservice: Front lines of food safety require sacrifices


His day had just begun but already he was headed back home. The look of defeat in his eyes, the slight grimace on his face, and the sweat on his brow gave it all away: He was going home sick. During the past several months I have had the privilege of interviewing and surveying dozens of… Continue Reading

Seattle Ready to Mandate Paid Sick Leave

In a trend that could help reduce the threat of foodborne disease transmission by food-service workers, Seattle may join San Francisco, Washington D.C. and the state of Connecticut in requiring employers to provide paid sick leave. A majority of Seattle City Council members have signaled their support for an ordinance mandating at least five paid… Continue Reading