At least 30 people across nine states have fallen ill in an outbreak of Salmonella infections traced to “Living Alfalfa Sprouts” supplied by Sprouts Extraordinaire of Denver. A number of the victims reported eating fresh sprouts at several different restaurants before becoming ill, according to the Friday afternoon outbreak announcement from the Centers for Disease…

An act that would require meat, chicken and fish to be sold with a label indicating their country of origin has made its way to district court after being struck down by the World Trade Organization. The U.S. Country of Origin Labeling Act, also known as the “COOL Act,” which was found by WTO to…

At least 60 people have been hospitalized after eating at a Denver homeless shelter Sunday night. Less than an hour after eating a turkey dinner served at the Denver Rescue Mission at 7 p.m., dozens of meal recipients began to vomit and became dehydrated from fluid loss. Emergency responders were called to both Denver Rescue…

Denver’s restaurateurs hurting from the Great Recession agreed to a deal in which the Department of Environmental Health stopped posting reports of critical violations for customers to see, in exchange for accepting higher fines for infractions.  

But two years later, some members of the Colorado Restaurant Association (CRA) believe the Mile High City has …

A campaign aimed largely at asking how safe restaurants or day care centers can be if the people working there are not provided with paid sick leave ended in a crushing defeat this week in Denver.

Denver’s Initiative 300, which would have mandated up to nine days of sick leave per year for any employer …

In liberal enclaves like Seattle, San Francisco and Washington D.C., paid sick leave mandates on private businesses are just considered the routine business of city councils.

But in Denver, which is pretty liberal by mountain west standards, paid sick leave was not being embraced by the City Council, so unions and some of their allied …

In the spring it was an Applebee’s near Detroit and this summer it’s a Chili’s restaurant outside of Denver. They are recent examples of how busy bartenders, names for children’s drinks too easily confused with those for adults, and staff miscommunication led to alcohol being served up to minors.

In the most recent case in …

Restaurants in Denver will have to pay higher fines for food safety infractions under new regulations recently approved by the City Council that went into effect over the weekend, the Denver Post reports.

The Denver Environmental Health Public Inspections Division and the Colorado Restaurant Association worked on the new regulations, which no longer require …