unnamed-300x150Were I  the CEO of a 1,900-store restaurant chain with 45,000 employees (with a CEO-to-worker pay ratio of 1522:1), and just had six foodborne illness outbreaks in six months, what would I do this coming Monday morning?

Frankly, with my stock price in free fall – losing $6 billion in value in less than two

Food Safety News writers, Cookson Beecher and James Andrews were at the Washington Press Association Awards luncheon today and scored big – taking home a total of five awards.

Here’s what Cookson took home:

First place — Agriculture/Environment — “Calls for GMO Labels Keep Cropping Up”

First place — Business/Technology — “Breakthrough Offers Promise of