Buy Me Some Peanuts and Crackerjack ... and Food Poisoning?
ESPN's "Outside The Lines" recently did a study of the food service at stadiums in all the major professional sports in the country ... and the results were, to put it mildly discomforting.
On the other hand, I live in California which had some of the best results country-wide. If you attend sporting events in Florida, on the other hand ... well, watch it.
The following image is displaying the stadiums where 75-100% of the vendors -- vendors, not stadiums - were in violation of some food safety regulation:
|Do NOT eat in Florida.|
The entire link and story - which is fascinating in its entirety is here.
At Tropicana Field -- home of the Tampa Bay Rays -- every one of the stadium's 47 food and drink outlets inspected incurred a critical violation during inspections within the past year, according to Florida inspection reports. Violations include food residue in a cooler, toxic chemicals stored too close to food preparation areas, "slime" in the ice machines and thermometers not readily visible to measure the temperature of hot foods