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Old 17-11-2003, 06:11 AM
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Top 10 dirtiest fast-food restaurants ranked. Think twice before going out
for food next time!

Ranked by NBC Dateline:

http://go.jitbot.com/10-fastfood-dirtiness

Cindy



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Old 17-11-2003, 10:45 AM
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Cindy wrote:
Top 10 dirtiest fast-food restaurants ranked. Think twice before going out
for food next time!

Ranked by NBC Dateline:

http://go.jitbot.com/10-fastfood-dirtiness


IHNJH, IJLS Lea Thompson is an old friend of my Dad's from
when he was the news director at WRC-TV in Washington DC
(ca. 1970); and, for a time, her husband was my attorney.
She's a pioneer in the field of consumer reporting in
broadcast journalism. If she says these clowns are dirty,
I for one believe it.

--Blair
"And she's a total babe."
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Old 17-11-2003, 02:17 PM
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On Mon, 17 Nov 2003 09:45:27 GMT, Blair P. Houghton wrote:

Cindy wrote:
Top 10 dirtiest fast-food restaurants ranked. Think twice before going out
for food next time!

Ranked by NBC Dateline:

http://go.jitbot.com/10-fastfood-dirtiness


IHNJH, IJLS Lea Thompson is an old friend of my Dad's from
when he was the news director at WRC-TV in Washington DC
(ca. 1970); and, for a time, her husband was my attorney.
She's a pioneer in the field of consumer reporting in
broadcast journalism. If she says these clowns are dirty,
I for one believe it.


I can believe it, too. In fact, I've *never* believed that any
restaurant kitchen was 100% in compliance with 'standards'. Nor any
home kitchen. There's a sidebar in this story to view restaurant
inspections in various states. I checked a lot of these when it was a
hot story in local media a few months ago. The problem with regs and
stats of violations is that it's very difficult to tell whether one
restaurant has rodent droppings all over the place and another's
'fridge is 2 degrees off spec. Ex: one local "critical" violation was
"Light bulb in refrigerator not shielded, coated, or otherwise
shatter-resistent." [This was an entirely random pick.]

Remember, this is a 'sweeps' month. "Dirty Dining" is a lot sexier
than "restaurant employees don't wash their hands enough."

It's kind of fun to follow up. A couple of non-critical violations
were "bamboo handle of strainer is not corrosion-resistant,
non-absorbant, and/or smooth," and something about forks and spoons
being stored face-up (possible contamination of the "lip-contact"
surfaces, which doesn't make any sense at all).

If the piece had surveyed fast-food restaurants that had been shut
down for "imminent health hazard" (sewage overflow, no hot water,
fire, pest infestation, disease outbreak, etc.), and one or more
chains were significantly more prone to this than others, it *would*
be useful information.
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Old 17-11-2003, 03:08 PM
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They're looking at fast food restaurants. But what about the restaurant in
Pittsburgh that's faulted for causing over 500 cases of Hepatitis A?


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Old 17-11-2003, 04:13 PM
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april-g wrote:

They're looking at fast food restaurants. But what about the restaurant in
Pittsburgh that's faulted for causing over 500 cases of Hepatitis A?


yeah, and they suspect green onions, of all things!??!

--
Steve

If you look like your passport picture, you probably need the trip.



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Old 17-11-2003, 06:01 PM
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On Mon, 17 Nov 2003 15:13:01 GMT, Steve Calvin
wrote:

april-g wrote:

They're looking at fast food restaurants. But what about the restaurant in
Pittsburgh that's faulted for causing over 500 cases of Hepatitis A?


yeah, and they suspect green onions, of all things!??!


And of course it was not the green onions. It was the virus and nasty
of people not washing their hands and them touching the green onions
that caused the people to get sick.

GQ



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