Tag Archives: foodborne illness

L.A. Health Officials Are Investigating an Outbreak at Another Chipotle

Source: Grub Street NY

Officials in Los Angeles say a foodborne-illness outbreak may have struck one of their Chipotles. Business Insider reported a few hours ago that the L.A. Health Department’s Acute Communicable Disease Control unit is investigating reports of sick customers who ate at the chain’s location at 4550 West Pico Boulevard. …

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A New Government Report Is a Real Bummer for Lovers of Raw Cheese

Source: Grub Street NY

The tragic listeria incident two months ago at Vulto Creamery, which makes some of the country’s best unpasteurized cheese, highlighted the potential peril of eating raw cheese. The CDC linked two deaths to Vulto’s contaminated products, and now researchers at the agency have published

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Layoffs and Lawsuits Continue to Plague Fig & Olive

Source: Washington City Paper Young & Hungry

Fig & Olive went through a round of layoffs last week—six months after a salmonella outbreak sickened diners at its restaurants in D.C. and California.

Four former employees agreed to talk to Washington City Paper about Fig & Olive’s operations only on the condition of anonymity, and those familiar with the layoffs say around a dozen managers and corporate employees across the company were let go. Other employees have also quit the upscale Mediterranean restaurant chain in recent months over frustrations with how the business is run.

Fig & Olive Marketing Director Ludovic Barras would not confirm how many people ...

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