FYI: What Goes On Behind The Scenes…

• Privatization of food safety could be linked to the recent rash of contamination outbreaks. [U.S. News And World Report]

• A Chicago pizzeria owner is charged with hiring thugs to burn down his restaurant in a case of good, old-fashioned insurance fraud. [Chicago Tribune]

• The nation’s largest kosher meatpacker may lose that certification after it is hit with charges for more than 9,000 child labor violations. [NYT]

• Los Angeles is the latest city to require chain restaurants to post calories on menues. [LA Times]

• Two men are arrested in San Francisco for dealing crack in line for a soup kitchen. [SF Chronicle]


FYI: What Goes On Behind The Scenes…