LAX-Departing Flights May Not Serve Food for a Week in Wake of Listeria Outbreak

LAX-departing flights may not serve food for a week in wake of isteria outbreak If you’re flying out of or through LAX in the next week or so, listen up: The identification of listeria at an LAX catering facility has prompted “for all LAX departures starting immediately and lasting approximately a week.” The catering facility at the center of all this provides catering for flights operated by American as well as Delta and a half dozen international airlines, though so far only American appears to have made a public decision of this kind.

For its part, AA “is working on several solutions to the problem, including offering snacks at certain gates, finding alternative catering and, in cases where catering is not up to American’s standard, providing vouchers that can be used on future flights,” American spokeswoman Katie Cody . The president of the Association of Professional Flight Attendants, meanwhile, wrote in a statement that LAX passengers have no reason to worry about contracting listeria. (For more on listeria and listeriosis, which the listeria monocytogenes bacterium brings about, .)

What passengers should worry about, however, is the possibility of not having access to catered food on flights departing LAX for the next week. I suggest ing your airline to find out for certain—and of course, bringing plenty of snacks.

 

____________________________________________________________

Have your own tip? Email it to whitney@johnnyjet.com!
Want to see more tips? Click here for all 1,057!

Want even more travel tips? Sign up here for the Daily Travel Tip newsletter! Just fill in your email address and check the Daily Travel Tip box—and you’ll have Johnny’s best tips, straight to your inbox each day!

If you already subscribe to our weekly newsletter, you can sign up on the same page. Just fill in your email and check the Daily Travel Tip box on the same page and you’ll receive an email with a link to update your Hundredbacklinks.com preferences. On that page, just click the Daily Travel Tip box and Update Profile.

Hundredbacklinks

The comments on this page are not provided, reviewed, or otherwise approved by the bank advertiser. It is not the bank advertiser's responsibility to ensure all posts and/or questions are answered.

Rate this post

About the Author

Hundredbacklinks
I used to be afraid to fly and at times even leave the house! I conquered my fear (long story) and now I travel to 20+ countries a year sharing my firsthand knowledge, tips and deals with friends, family and readers. Please sign up to our free newsletters and tell your friends!

Be the first to comment on "LAX-Departing Flights May Not Serve Food for a Week in Wake of Listeria Outbreak"

Leave a comment