Marin Among 10 Counties To Settle In Food Storage Lawsuit – Marinscope Community Newspapers : News

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The perishable food products were picked up throughout the day by Sysco marketing associates in unregistered personal vehicles for delivery to Sysco customers, the DAs office said. The complaint also alleged Sysco engaged in misleading advertising regarding food safety standards. The CDPH investigated the practice after a NBC Bay Area undercover investigation. The department found some of the 22 storage sheds also were unsanitary, according to the DAs office. Sysco voluntarily ceased the alleged practices when the civil action was taken by the district attorneys offices. One of the sheds was in the Greenbrae area of Marin County.
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Booming population creates city waste problem – MRT.com: News

Thursday in the 300 block of North Washington Ave. A woman reported being flashed around 1:15 p.m. Friday in the 300 block of East U.S. 56. A male in a semitrailer allegedly pulled up behind the reporting party, dropped his pants and exposed himself, then drove away.
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Midlanders created 223,817 tons of waste last year, according to the citys solid waste department. Thats the weight of nearly 75,000 pickups sitting in a busy landfill less than five miles southeast of downtown. By the end of this year, Williams expects Midlanders to produce 30 percent more waste than they did two years ago. The more people you have, the more trash you have, Williams said while watching a large monster-truck trash compactor smash debris on a sunny Wednesday afternoon.
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Sysco Receives Nearly $20 Million In Fines For Unrefrigerated Food Storage

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The district attorney of Californias Santa Clara County, Jeffrey Rosen, says the offense is a significant breach in consumer trust . When we go out to eat with our friends and families, we should be assured our meals are safe to eat, says Rosen. It is not a luxury for our food to be handled with the utmost professional care to ensure it is not dangerous; that is your right, and that is the law. What’s The Impact Of Big Data In The Cold Chain? According to the case, Syscos food trucks delivered smaller food orders to the unrefrigerated sheds. The orders would later be picked up the companys workers, using personal vehicles rather than the companys, to bring customers their orders. But this isnt the first time Sysco has been in the news for unacceptable cold chain practices .
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Mississippi Port Authority board considers projects and progress – WLOX.com – The News for South Mississippi

Projects involving wood pellet exports, new buildings and harbor amenities got the board

The old catwalk, which is in such disrepair but remains a popular spot for fishermen, will be greatly enhanced. “There will also be a walkway and a gazebo or accommodations for fishing along the pier,” said Port Restoration Director Joe Conn. “That’s going to be a significant improvement and additional public access for recreation,” said commission Chairman John Rester. The changes to come will complement the Island View hotel, which is now being restored. “There’s work going on. There’s a lot happening that’s about to be finished, and it’s going to be a terrific project for the Coast. It’s important that we complement their efforts down there,” said Commissioner Jim Simpson.
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