Rats populate much of New York City, as was illustrated by a federal food safety case settled this past Friday.

It all started in April 2022 when federal investigators checked out a meat and poultry warehouse on NYC’s Allen Street, only to discover what might’ve been the city’s best-fed rat

Continue Reading Consent Decree settles meat warehouse mess, but not New York City’s big rat problem

McDonald’s has been hit with a fine of more than half a million dollars after a mouse infestation was found at one of its branches in England.

The fast food chain was fined £475,000 ($596,500) after a rodent infestation was discovered by Waltham Forest Council’s environmental health officers at a

Continue Reading Separate hygiene breaches prompt fines at McDonald’s and Subway in UK

Consumer complaints in 2020 included hair in foods, glass in soup and insects and rodent droppings in products, according to the Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI).

In total, 2,772 grievances were handled by the FSAI’s advice line this past year, with 34 percent relating to unfit food and 30
Continue Reading Irish complaints include hair, snails, moths, stones, live insects in food