Unsafe temperatures in the transport of airline food are even more reasons to dislike it.
During the summer months, the temperature on the tarmac of Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport is often well above 100 degrees. As food is transported from catering facilities to airplanes, it may reach unsafe temperatures. LSG Sky Chefs’ management and the union representing the catering company’s workers offer different perspectives on the issue and, in the absence of recent FDA inspections, it is difficult to determine whether passengers are actually at risk of food poisoning.
Video Spotlight: Grave Concerns About Airline Food Safety
This post is based on the NBC News article, Airline Catering Workers in Phoenix Say Food Is Getting Too Hot on the Tarmac, by A. Kaplan, L. Bomnin, and V. Nguyen, December 28, 2019, and the YouTube video, Is Airline Food Safe to Eat? What You Need to Know, by NBC News/TODAY, December 27, 2019. Image source: Kasto/123RF.
1. What factors contribute to potentially unsafe temperatures before the food is loaded on a plane?
Guidance: Temperatures in the air and on the tarmac are very high during the summer months. According to some workers, the delivery Continue reading