July 25th, 2013
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A surprise inspection by the Centers for Disease Control has resulted in a failing grade for one of the plushest cruise ships afloat.

According to a report by the CDC's Vessel Sanitation Program, the cruise ship Silver Shadow was cited repeatedly for using an "organized effort" to remove 15 trolleys of food from the ship's galley to individual crew cabins to "avoid inspection."

The snap inspection of the Silver Shadow on June 17 in Skagway, Alaska, was conducted after an anonymous crew member sent still photographs to the CDC showing meat in crew cabin sinks and trays of food in the corridors in the hallways outside those cabins.

Read - Luxury cruise fails surprise health inspection

Consumer resources:
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Food and Drug Administration's Recalls, Market Withdrawals, & Safety Alerts
FDA Food Safety
FoodSafety.gov
United States Department of Agriculture Food Safety Education
IsItDoneYet.gov

More on food poisoning from CNN Health and all foodborne illness coverage on Eatocracy

Previously:
Don't get sick from your picnic
How sprouts make you sick
What? Chicken butt. Why there's salmonella in your eggs
Tainted food – a sticky situation for airline travelers
29,339 pounds of ground beef recalled on salmonella fears

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  1. Jdizzle McHammerpants ♫♫

    A lot of these cruise line companies are owned by overseas corporations.

    July 25, 2013 at 1:56 pm |
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