The gloves are off for bartenders, bakers and sushi chefs and they hope to keep it that way as state lawmakers are attempting to pass an emergency measure repealing a new state law that requires those who handle raw food to wear disposable gloves and change them between transactions.
A newly-implemented California law has chefs steaming over protocol requiring them to wear gloves while preparing certain foods, but it could shake things up even more for bartenders in the golden state.
The city that topped the list with the most major violations per restaurant was Santa Clara.
More than 90 tons of prepackaged salads and sandwiches by a Bay Area catering company are being recalled because a bacterial strain of E. coli has been linked to its products.
A new report by the Santa Clara County Civil Grand Jury calls for more oversight of food truck operations and finds their regulations to be insufficient.
Chinese authorities say they have destroyed nearly two tons of chocolate cake imported by Sweden’s Ikea for violating food quality standards.
A Berkeley-based company is recalling frozen pizzas that may contain metal fragments.
Restaurant owners throughout the Bay Area have complained that food trucks get to play by a different set of rules when it comes to health inspections.
A Central Valley slaughterhouse shut down because of cruelty and food safety allegations can reopen, according to federal regulators.
Nutritionists Marion Nestle and Malden Nesheim cover a lot of ground very accessibly in Why Calories Count: From Science To Politics. They begin with a basic scientific definition of what a calorie really is before exploring the food industry’s influence on nutrition and how politics plays into food safety, including pet food.