Just What Do They Put in a Chicken McNugget?

McDonald's Canada has released a video to answer that burning question: Is there pink slime in a Chicken McNugget? The McNugget and its chicken nugget kin don't get much love from the health and nutrition community. Check out this report by Maria Godoy on NPR.com. Supply Chain Manager Nicoletta Stefou takes you through the manufacturing … Continue reading Just What Do They Put in a Chicken McNugget?

Why “Actual” Facts Are Crucial In Accident Investigations

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pCkL9UlmCOE Ever Hear About The Lady Who Spilled Coffee On Herself At McDonald's, Then Sued For Millions? It's really unbelievable what happened to Stella Liebeck. You just have to watch to see how the media turned on this little old lady who lived in Albuquerque. Obviously a villain, right? And at 5:00, prepare to see … Continue reading Why “Actual” Facts Are Crucial In Accident Investigations

Deaths & Injury Incidents on the Rise at Restaurants Using Liquid CO2 – Re-Posted Due To High Interest!

Video Courtesy of the Phoenix Fire Department ® Carbon dioxide blamed for Pooler McDonald's death 9/14/2011 By Constance Cooper Carbon dioxide leaking into the walls of a Pooler McDonald’s caused an 80-year-old woman to die last week, investigators have found. It’s the third time in six years carbon dioxide sickened people at a U.S. McDonald’s. … Continue reading Deaths & Injury Incidents on the Rise at Restaurants Using Liquid CO2 – Re-Posted Due To High Interest!

Updated -“Lean Fine-Textured Beef Is Not Unsafe, Deceptive Or Pet Food.” (a.k.a. “Pink Slime”)

Science & Research Will BPI's Plant Closures Affect America's Ground Beef? by James Andrews | Mar 27, 2012 Following Monday's announcement by Beef Products Inc. that the company would suspend operations at three of the four facilities that produce lean finely textured beef (LFTB), many wonder what lasting impact major supermarkets and restaurant chains will … Continue reading Updated -“Lean Fine-Textured Beef Is Not Unsafe, Deceptive Or Pet Food.” (a.k.a. “Pink Slime”)

Fire Prevention News: Weekly Roundup – March 13, 2012

Campaigns / Other Fire Prevention Efforts Campus Fire Safety Inspections/Code enforcement Smoke Alarms Sprinklers Wildland Fire Safety Fire safety tips and reminders Other Safety News Smoke Alarm Saves Sprinkler Saves International News Links to Fire Prevention-related news articles - Updated 03/12/2012 Campaigns/ Other Fire Prevention Activities Wilmington Fire Department to make door-to-door visits in fire … Continue reading Fire Prevention News: Weekly Roundup – March 13, 2012

Fast Food Companies Abandon Ammoniated Beef

              by Helena Bottemiller | Jan 06, 2012 Ammoniated beef has taken a real beating in the media over the past couple years, and now fast-food giants McDonald's, Taco Bell and Burger King are no longer using it. As veteran journalist Philip Brasher reported over the holidays, the Iowa-based … Continue reading Fast Food Companies Abandon Ammoniated Beef