Tag: Safety

Unpopular California Glove Law for Chefs Will Probably Be Repealed [Hallelujah!]

February 24, 2014 // 5:16 pm

Sushi and cocktail lovers rejoice: that pesky California health code law which required chefs and bartenders to wear gloves while handling all ready-to-eat foods will probably be repealed “this week.”

According to the OC Weekly, an emergency bill has been proposed in the California state assembly…

New California Health Code Requires Gloves, Bans Raw-Dog Handling of Food

January 10, 2014 // 3:55 pm

Earlier this week I was ordering at a Taco Bell drive-thru when I noticed the cashier sneezed and didn’t wash his hands before handing over my food. I took it anyway, but definitely not without wondering for a second whether or not I’d die because of it.

Thanks to…

So Apparently, Canadians Need the Government to Tell Them How to Eat Leftovers

March 12, 2013 // 5:03 pm

Ah, leftovers. They’re economical, delicious, and . . . deadly? The Canadian Government seems to think so, which is why they issued a health bulletin entitled “Food Safety Tips for Leftovers” this week to protect Canadian citizens from the dangers lurking in their Tupperware.

The Food Safety tips…

DrinkSavvy with Color-Changing Date Rape Drug Detectors

December 4, 2012 // 2:43 pm


There is no shortage of horror stories, warnings, and/or statistics about the usage of date rape drugs at college parties, clubs and bars. Most of us, hopefully, know to watch our drinks, not take anything from people we don’t know, etc, etc.

My personal solution is to stay…

Behold: the Beer Bottle Car Seat, for Scumbag Parents

September 18, 2012 // 12:38 pm

For basically being over 70% water, most people’s most precious cargo is still remarkably fragile. But luckily for those parents who strive to take at least as much–if not more–care of their favorite brews as they do of their children, now there’s Growler on Board.

Essentially a holster-like foam “Beer…

How To Put Out a Kitchen Fire

December 5, 2008 // 7:01 pm

For the majority of us who aren’t culinary students, in the fire safety field or simply lack the common-sense-know-how (this is my category), we probably would be somewhat dumbfounded if we found ourselves facing a blaze in our own kitchen. Here’s a video that was brought to…