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1101, 2019

Nearly 500 people are now sick on Royal Caribbean cruise ship

By |January 11th, 2019|Categories: Food Safety, Uncategorized|

The number of people hit with a gastrointestinal illness on a Royal Caribbean International cruise ship has swelled to nearly 500, a company spokeswoman said Friday. The increase to 475 people comes a day after the company said 277 passengers on the Oasis of the Seas had initially fallen ill. Travelers on the cruise ship — which according to Royal Caribbean’s website is a 1,187-foot long vessel and was voted the [...]

510, 2018

The untold story of Stripe, the secretive $20bn startup driving Apple, Amazon and Facebook

By |October 5th, 2018|Categories: Food Safety, Uncategorized|

On a hot summer’s day in a lush, green Cairo garden just a stone’s throw from the Nile, 29-year-old Mostafa Amin is talking about bread. He’s speaking with the kind of reverence usually reserved for celebrities, football teams or minor miracles like manna - the small, doughy rolls dropped from on high to help the Israelites flee the Pharaoh, according to the Bible. “In Egyptian Arabic, we call bread [...]

2308, 2018

New Ontario Food Premises Regulations Require Food Safety Training

By |August 23rd, 2018|Categories: Food Safety, Uncategorized|

As of July 1, 2018, Ontario food safety regulations have changed drastically for food service operators around the province. Food Premises regulations under Ontario’s Health Protection and Promotion Act will require restaurant and food service establishment operators to ensure the presence of at least one certified food handler through every shift. This regulatory update means big changes for Ontario restaurants, especially for small and midsize establishments. Here’s what you need to [...]

208, 2018

‘I could feel my tongue going a bit numb’: McDonald’s has served cleaning fluid to customers more than once

By |August 2nd, 2018|Categories: Food Safety, Uncategorized|

A pregnant Alberta woman isn't the only customer who has sipped a McDonald's coffee to find it was actually cleaning fluid, CBC News has learned. A man says the same thing happened to him in Red Deer, Alta. — and it seems there are other cases. When CBC News inquired, McDonald's Canada acknowledged the company has had "other isolated incidents" of the same nature. Earlier this week, Sarah Douglas picked up [...]