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New Report Says Thailand’s Seafood Is Still Being Caught by Slaves
Human Rights Watch calls government regulations little more than a “theatrical exercise.”
Police Close Ohio Restaurant After Cop Finds Glass Shards in Sandwich
Officials say there’s “no reason” yet to believe the act was intentional.
Nestlé Addresses Brutal Slavery in Its Seafood Supply Chain
The food giant has outlined how it plans to protect workers.
A Disabled Applebee’s Cook Worked for Nearly a Year Without Payment
Parents of the “tireless worker” say he did 350 hours of free prep work.
Wendy’s Fired Two Employees for Writing Racist Slurs on a Kids’-Meal
“I had to explain to my child what the ‘n’ word means.”
Whole Foods Is Working to Make Amends After a Guard Attacked a Black Customer
The company has fired both the guard and the security company.
Kid Who’s Deathly Allergic to Food Gets the Award for Today’s Most
He’s allergic to literally all the foods and must gets his nutrients from a feeding tube.
13 Major Takeaways From the
’ Big Story on Fishing Slavery
Conditions are apparently getting worse for workers and the Thai government is doing little to curb the abuse.
A 5-Year-Old Found a Hidden Camera in a Starbucks Bathroom
There’s Video of a Panera Manager Hitting a Female Employee
One witness says that she slapped him and he retaliated.
Two Parents Forced Their Daughter to Live in the Woods Because She Ate a
At least they gave her a tent and a flashlight.
Former White House Chef Walter Scheib Has Been Missing for a Week [Updated]
He disappeared while hiking alone in the New Mexico woods.
A Restaurant Killed a Customer by Serving Him Detergent Instead of Wine
An employee reportedly stored the cleaner in a bottle of white wine.
This Waitress Says She Was Fired Because She Got a Mammogram
It “was not a life-or-death situation,” according to management.
The High Demand for Cashews Is Crippling Harvesters in India and Vietnam
Bad pay and poor working conditions are two of the issues.
A Restaurant Owner Allegedly Enslaved His Cook for Three Years
This happened at Tandoori Grill in Los Angeles.
Chances Are Disgustingly High That You’ve Eaten Fish Caught by Slaves
An investigation led back to companies like Walmart, Kroger, and Sysco.
World’s All-Time Worst Customers Dine and Dash, Then Run Over Their
So much pain over a $45 check.
‘Like a Bomb’: An Exploding Food Truck Nearly Destroyed 20 Homes
Thankfully, there were no injuries, but the Mötley Crüe-themed truck is toast.
Some Toxic Puffer Fish Liver Sent 5 People to the Hospital
Fugu strikes again.
Maraschino Cherry Mogul Commits Suicide During Police Raid
Cops say he used part of his Red Hook cherry factory as a marijuana grow house.
Muslim Café Owner Refuses to Remove ‘Je Suis Charlie’ Sign Despite
“If I want to support ‘Charlie Hebdo’ I will do it.”
Whole Foods Suspends Workers After Beating Video Surfaces
The incident took place outside the Union Square location.
At Least 9 New Year’s Deaths in Japan Were Linked to Choking on Mochi
Another 128 people were hospitalized after eating the rice cakes.
Heston Blumenthal Drops His Foie Gras Supplier After Seeing Alleged Mistreatment
The video posted online did not fit the definition of “a well-run family duck farm.”
Some Diner Customers Called Their Waiter a Gay Slur on Their Receipt
And a manager allegedly apologized to the customers about it.
Contestant Was Arrested for Domestic Violence
Aaron Grissom made $50,000 bail after allegedly pushing his girlfriend.
Entire Family Gets Paralyzed After Feasting on Deadly Pufferfish by Mistake
Fugu is apparently as dangerous as everyone says, and doesn’t have to be served raw and in Japan by a careless sushi chef to mess you up.
A Man Claims His Golden Corral Chili Contained a Snaggletoothed Rat Head
“I was like, ‘Maybe, you know, sometimes you get a hard bean inside.’”
90 Percent of Female Restaurant Employees Say They’ve Been Sexually
The co-founder of a nonprofit argues that women are “forced to dress and act certain ways that make them vulnerable to customer, co-worker and manager harassment.”
Horrific Animal Cruelty Exposed at Farm for Domino’s and Pizza Hut Cheese
Video shows workers punching and shocking cows.
A Bold Facebook Post Reminds Everyone How Horribly Female Bartenders Get Treated
Yes, “misogyny is alive and well” in the service industry.
Group Reconsiders Plans for a Pop-up That Only Serves Death Row Last Meals
It offered all of the culinary perks “without the nasty execution bit.”
DiGiorno Co-opted a Domestic-Violence Hashtag on Twitter Last Night to Sell
It’s not gone over too well.
Dairy Queen Served a Chemical-Cleaner-Laced Milkshake to a Kid
The tainted drink made the 7-year-old’s mouth start “bubbling.”
The Feeding Tube
Padma Lakshmi and
Crew Were Allegedly Threatened While Filming
The show’s crew didn’t pack their knives and go.
Café Owner Told Job Applicant ‘Coffee Culture Is More About White
Outraged patrons stormed out in protest.
A South Korean Restaurant Banned ‘Africans’ Over Nonexistent Ebola
The owner quickly reversed the policy.
A Restaurant Nearly Killed a Grandmother With Toxic Sweet Tea
An employee mistook lye for sugar.
Waffle House Employee Shoots an ‘Unruly’ Customer to Death
It’s the second gun death at an area Waffle House in two weeks.
Says Shrimp Sold at Walmart and Costco Comes From Slave Labor
A ‘Guardian’ investigation ties shrimp at several major retailers to fishmeal produced on Thai slave ships.
George Zimmerman Loading Up on Junk Food in Jail
He’s getting his fix from Jolly Ranchers and root beer.