Claire Everett/CU-CitizenAccess.org — The Champaign County Board is continuing its opposition to the mandatory posting of health inspection placards for county food establishments outside the cities...
Photograph submitted to the Champaign Urbana Public Health Department within a complaint about "a clump of hair attached to another object," found in the bottom of a cup, July 15, 2014.
By Emma Weissmann and Claire Everett -- Clumps of hair at the bottom of coffee cups and green slime leaking out of meat sandwiches were among the more extreme examples of complaints filed by...
Claire Everett/CU-CitizenAccess.org — Raw sewage in the kitchen preparation area closed down the Aroma Curry House in Champaign in August for two days. Health inspectors also shut down Mirabelle Fine...
By Emma Weissmann/For CU-CitizenAccess.org -- After five years of trying to get restaurant inspection reports on their Web site, public health officials finally succeeded this month. The site...
By Claire Everett/CU-CitizenAccess.org -- Whether a restaurant in Champaign County should have to tell customers if it failed its health inspection is still up for debate.As of January, food...
By Claire Everett/CU-CitizenAccess.org -- Meat leaking blood into cases of beer, ice machines with mold and flies in drains  were among the critical violations public health inspectors found in city...
By Claire Everett/CU-CitizenAccess.org -- Between January and May, 32 restaurants in Champaign-Urbana failed health inspections. Diners still had no easy way of knowing if a restaurant failed – until...
By Pamela G. Dempsey/CU-CitizenAccess.org -- Under a new notification system that began Jan. 1, restaurants and food establishments in Champaign-Urbana are required to post a color-coded placard...
By Janelle O’Dea/ CU-CitizenAccess.org - Meals on Wheels in Champaign-Urbana, Ill., provides hot lunches and sack suppers for a small cost to adult recipients who cannot shop or cook safely, or to...
Firehaus was closed after failing their restaurant inspection with an adjusted score of -19 on March 19 and reopened March 21 with an adjusted score of 90.
By Claire Everett | CU-CitizenAccess.org One Champaign restaurant was shut down for 37 violations during the first part of the year under the health department’s new placard system.   See...

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