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Are food safety violations becoming the norm for Michigan restaurants?

Brian McVicar from The Muskegon Chronicle investigates the thousands of food code violations that were reported from 2007-2010 in Muskegon County, Michigan (an area with the population size of about 174,000 according to Muskegon County’s website

However, restaurants aren’t the only ones skirting the law,  “Schools, hospitals, and food stands found in places such as Michigan’s Adventure Amusement Park were cited for breaking the rules, too. ”

McVicar used Microsoft Access to slice and dice the data numerous ways, including what restaurants accumulated the most violations and how common some of the most serious violations are.

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