Food safety

(credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)

2 Investigators: Spot Inspections At The Taste Of Chicago

In this follow-up report, CBS 2’s Pam Zekman and a health expert hit some of the food booths at this year’s event.



McDonald’s Sales Hit By China Scandal, US Weakness

McDonald’s says a global sales figure fell 2.5 percent in July, dragged down by persistent weakness in the U.S. and a food safety scandal in China. The results reflect what is likely to be just the beginnings of the fallout from a Chinese food scandal late last month.


Mayor Rahm Emanuel and James Ade (left),  president of the police sergeant union,  announce pension agreement. (Credit: Craig Dellimore/WBBM Newsradio)

Emanuel Warns Sequestration Cuts Will Hurt Chicago

Mayor Emanuel is warning Chicago will be hurt if lack of a budget deal triggers automatic budget cuts known as Sequestration, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.


Rahm Emanuel speaks with the media after Wednesday's City Council meeting. (Credit: Craig Dellimore/Newsradio WBBM)

Emanuel Wants To Limit Restaurant Inspections

Mayor Emanuel wants some establishments that sell mostly pre-packaged food to be free from the inspection process that oversees restaurants in the city.


U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.)

Durbin: Funding Needed For Food Safety Law

U.S. Senate Majority Whip Senator Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) says now that he has a food safety law, he needs congressional cash to fund it.

WBBM Newsradio–01/04/2011