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, KSHB report stated that Kansas City Health Department inspectors had found 146 violations at stadium food outlets during 176 inspections this year, as opposed to 129 critical violations during 167 inspections last year. Kauffman Stadium, home of the
Continue Reading TV Report: Critical Violations Trending Up at KC Stadium Concessions

Whatever happened to Jon Costa, the food safety manager for the food service vendor at both Kauffman and Arrowhead stadiums in Kansas City, MO? Costa went public last November with some stomach-churning food safety violations at the side-by-side stadiums where the Kansas City Chiefs and Royals, respectively, play NFL football and Major League Baseball. Aramark Sports & Entertainment is the common food service vendor.
Kauffman Stadium
Aramark, in a letter obtained by ESPN’s Outside the Lines unit, reportedly fired Costa “for cause” on March 17, claiming that he violated the stadium food company’s policy by using
Continue Reading Stadium Food Vendor Fires Safety Manager Who Went Public With Concerns