Cafeteria Cleanliness Concerns


A 19 Action News Health Alert concerning the cleanliness of our nation's school cafeterias.

Everyday, cafeterias across the country serve up 29-million meals.

But now, a new report is raising some questions about how safe some of them are.

Researchers looked at school cafeterias in 20 jurisdictions around the country and nearly a third didn't pass the test.

Reports of dirty counters and utensils - even rodents in Rhode Island.

In an average year, more than 700 students will get food poisoning at school.