“It is almost always the cover-up rather than the event that causes trouble.” -Howard Baker, Republican of Tennessee

California law is pretty clear. The state has  a mandatory notification requirement for the manager or person-in-charge of a food establishment to immediately file a report with the local environmental health agency if any employee is known…

The Chipotle Mexican Grill on South Lake Union was shut down Thursday by officials with Public Health — Seattle and King County for repeated food safety violations. The “fast casual” restaurant at 212 Westlake Ave. in Seattle was closed for receiving red violations during three consecutive inspections, according to the official Public Health — Seattle…

Mussels, clams, scallops, lobster and rock crab taken off the Ventura County coastline by recreational enthusiasts are not safe for eating due to dangerous levels of a naturally occurring toxin that can cause illness or death. The warning from the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) is for recreationally harvested bivalve shellfish, including mussels, clams,…