Blog: “Sixty percent is not good enough when it comes to food safety…”

Catherine Sleep | 24 November 2003

…yet more than 60% of 1000 fastfood restaurants surveyed in the US were seen to have problems inspectors consider potentially hazardous to our health. From the chewing gum found in a Taco Bell taco, through the worm in a Wendy’s salad and the cockroach in soda, horror stories are plentiful. Such scandals are rare, but what of more banal shortcomings, such as irregular hand washing, undercooked meat or poor food storage systems? These pose daily danger to oblivious customers – and guess which fastfood chain showed up worse? Check out the full report by following the hyperlink below.

Dateline investigates




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