Movie Theater Confidential: Health Violations Edition

You never know where a cockroach is going to show up.

The posting of a venue’s health code status reassures patrons that “you won’t die if you eat here.” For non-restaurants that serve food, it’s a leap of faith that those facilities are clean enough to keep patrons alive.

For example, say you attend an author reading at a book store, which promises a cocktail hour with cheese and crackers and wine. Mentally, you assume the…



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Jeffrey Cohen

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