Food services regulation

FILE - In this March 8, 2013 file photo, two employees of Frames Bowling Lounge in New York pose with beverages in glasses, with plastic drinking straws. Citing the growing problem of plastic pollution, New York City Council Member Rafael Espinal introduced a bill on Wednesday, May, 23, 2018, that would ban the use of plastic straws and stirrers in New York City bars, restaurants and coffee shops. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)
May 23, 2018 - 7:44 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Plastic straws and stirrers could soon be banned in bars, restaurants and coffee shops in New York City. Democratic City Councilman Rafael Espinal introduced a bill on Wednesday, saying restaurants should replace plastic with paper or metal straws. Exceptions would be made for...
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May 17, 2018 - 9:59 am
LOWELL, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts state lawmaker has been accused of choking a political challenger during a chance encounter at a restaurant. The Lowell Sun reports that Randy Meas made the allegation against Democratic state Rep. Rady Mom in a police report filed May 8. Meas alleges Mom...
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May 05, 2018 - 3:58 pm
DALLAS (AP) — The National Rifle Association has tweeted at followers to avoid patronizing a Dallas restaurant that said it's donating a portion its proceeds this week to "organizations dedicated to implementing reasonable and effective gun regulations." The restaurant, Ellen's, is located in...
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April 25, 2018 - 1:05 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — In a story April 24 about the Waffle House shooting suspect, The Associated Press, relying on a statement from the suspect's former employer, erroneously reported that the FBI called them. Darlene Sustrich now says her crane company got the call from the Secret Service, not...
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A minivan is shown on top of other vehicles after an incident in the Lambeau Field parking lot Friday, Dec. 22, 2017, in Green Bay, Wis. Police say a fired food service worker rammed a former co-worker's car at Lambeau Field, bringing numerous law enforcement agencies to the Green Bay Packers' stadium. (Adam Wesley/The Green Bay Press-Gazette via AP)
December 22, 2017 - 8:51 pm
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Police say a fired food service worker rammed a former co-worker's car at Lambeau Field, bringing numerous law enforcement agencies to the Green Bay Packers' stadium. Green Bay Police Chief Andrew Smith told reporters that the suspect was fired after an altercation with the...
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FILE - This Aug. 24, 2017 file photo, shows a KFC menu with calorie counts in New York. The Trump administration is moving ahead with a law from the Obama years that will require calorie counts to appear on foods served at restaurants, supermarkets, convenience stores and pizza delivery chains nationwide. The FDA posted recommendations Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017 to help businesses comply with the law. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
November 07, 2017 - 11:36 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is moving ahead with a law from the Obama years that will require calorie counts to appear on foods served at restaurants, supermarkets, convenience stores and pizza delivery chains nationwide. Despite years of opposition by some food sellers, the Food and...
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FILE - In this Feb. 10, 2013, file photo made with multiple flash exposures, a model pulls on an electronic cigarette backstage before the Chado Ralph Rucci fashion show in New York. New York has added electronic cigarettes to its indoor smoking ban, making it illegal to use the devices in bars, restaurants and most workplaces. Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who signed the bill into law Monday, Oct. 23, 2017. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
October 24, 2017 - 4:29 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York has added electronic cigarettes to its indoor smoking ban, making it illegal to use the devices in bars, restaurants and most workplaces. While New York City and several other localities had already prohibited the use of e-cigarettes in areas covered by the smoking ban...
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FILE- In this Tuesday, April 12, 2016 file photo, an attendant collects rubbish on a Ryanair media flight from Dublin to Gatwick Airport, London. Ryanair issued a statement Monday, Aug. 14, 2017, calling on British airports to take steps to curb alcohol sales following sharp increases in the number of incidents involving disruptive passengers. (AP Photo/Shawn Pogatchnik, File)
August 14, 2017 - 11:39 am
LONDON (AP) — Budget airline Ryanair is calling on British airports to curb alcohol sales following sharp increases in the number of incidents involving disruptive passengers. The carrier issued a statement Monday calling for a ban on alcohol sales before 10 a.m. and for limiting the number of...
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August 14, 2017 - 11:12 am
LONDON (AP) — Ryanair is calling on British airports to curb alcohol sales following sharp increases in the number of incidents involving disruptive passengers. The budget airline issued a statement Monday calling for a ban on alcohol sales before 10 a.m. and for limiting the number of drinks in...
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August 06, 2017 - 12:35 pm
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Fayetteville could be the next city to allow restaurants to serve alcohol on Sunday mornings under a new state law. The Fayetteville Observer reports that the City Council is scheduled to vote Monday on whether to allow alcohol sales starting at 10 a.m. Sundays. The state...
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