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Michigan Prison Food Contractor Boosts Pay, Staff

Ed Buss told reporters in Lansing that better staffing alleviates other problems, and overall performance of Aramark Correctional Services “needs to be much better.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/01/2014

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Michigan Prison Worker Suspected Of Seeking Hit On Inmate

The prison food service worker allegedly approached an inmate about arranging to have another inmate killed.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/25/2014

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Prison Worker Arrested In Drug Smuggling Case After Inmates Found With Heroin, Cocaine

It’s at least the second case of an Aramark employee being accused of smuggling drugs since the company began a $145-million contract with Michigan in December.

99.5 WYCD Detroit’s Best Country–09/16/2014

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Ex-Florida Prison Chief Monitors Michigan Troubled Contract

Gov. Rick Snyder has hired the former chief of prisons in Florida and Indiana to oversee Michigan’s troubled three-year, $145M contract with a company supplying inmates with food.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/11/2014

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Michigan Fines Prison Food Vendor $200K After ‘Unacceptable’ Errors, Sex Misconduct

Gov. Rick Snyder said the transition to Aramark has seen “errors on both sides of the relationship.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/08/2014

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Michigan Prison Workers Fired For Sexual Contact With Inmates

Surveillance video shows the four women kissing and sexually touching male inmates inside a walk-in cooler.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/17/2014

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Another Case Of Maggots In Food At Michigan Prison

For the second time in less than a week, maggots have been found in a Michigan prison’s food service area.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/03/2014

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Prisoners Treated For Food Poisoning Symptoms; Maggots Found In Kitchen Equipment

Authorities say about 30 Michigan prison inmates have been treated for symptoms consistent with food poisoning.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/01/2014

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Union Says Prison Security Weakened By Private Food Contractor

Security at Michigan prisons has apparently gotten weaker in the six weeks since food service operations were handed over to a private contractor.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/18/2014

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Michigan Privatizing Prison Food Service

State officials reversed themselves Tuesday in deciding to hire a private company to prepare food for Michigan’s 44,000 prisoners, saying they originally misjudged a plan that would actually save the state about $16 million.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/01/2013


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