Just a day after one NFL stadium was discovered to be allegedly watering down their fan’s beer comes far, far worse news: another stadium has been found to have expired and moldy food! in the concession stands!
ESPN’s “Outside the Lines” spoke to Jon Costa, the food safety manager at Kansas City’s Kauffman and Arrowhead stadiums – home to the Royals and the Chiefs. He claimed that poor food handling and dirty conditions have routinely been putting fans’ health at risk:
Among the concerns found at the stadiums by the manager: cockroaches in vending areas, mouse feces on the same tray as pizza dough, sinks where employees were supposed to wash their hands being blocked by boxes or trash, employees eating in food prep areas and trays of food headed for customers that measured at unsafe temperatures. The health department found several critical violations, including mold growth in ice machines, dirty pans and trays and excessive numbers of fruit flies.
Excuse me just one moment…
The chief operating officer of Aramark Sports and Entertainment, the company handling food services at the stadiums told ESPN that Costa’s photographs and descriptions were “just allegations at this point.”
However, some photos say otherwise.
Costa sent photos to the health department who inspected the same day. Inspectors found violations at 20 out of 26 stands, including 37 critical violations. They also took these photos:
Oh good Lord!
Watch ESPN’s report below and be thankful you have been watching the games from home. Also, try not to gag…