Friday Aug 8
Michigan Fines Prison Food Vendor $200K After 'Unacceptable' Errors, Sex Misconduct
The state of Michigan is fining its prison food vendor $200,000 for "unacceptable" errors since food service was privatized late last year.
Detroit Free Press
Officials mulling decision on problem-plagued prison food contract
Michigan's beleaguered prison food contractor should find out in the next two weeks whether it will be subject to more penalties or even dismissal after its first eight months were marred by food shortages, kitchen maggots and high turnover as employees were caught smuggling contraband and engaging in sex acts with inmates.
Maggots, meal shortages, sexual contact with inmates: prison food contractor Aramark under scrutiny
The company that provides food service for the state's prison system has already come under fire for maggots near a food line, food shortages and improper contact between workers and prisoners.
Prison workers accused of sexual contact with inmates
A Corrections Department official confirms that four female prison workers were fired from the Bellamy Creek Correctional Facility in Ionia, Michigan.