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7:32 pm
Tue June 23, 2015

State Prisons Agency Rejects Union Proposal To Take Back Cafeteria Contracts

The Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections is renewing a contract to feed the state's 50,000 prison inmates with a company whose early troubles getting the job done led to criticism over privatizing the service. 

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8:11 pm
Mon February 23, 2015

Union Makes Pitch To Retake Prison Food Service Contract

A state employees' union has made a pitch to take back the job of feeding Ohio's 50 thousand prison inmates. 

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6:34 pm
Fri February 20, 2015

Ohio Says Private Prison Food Vendor Exceeded Cost Savings

The Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction says its contract with a prison food vendor has saved taxpayers more than expected and resulted in relatively few problems, despite heavy early criticism. 

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2:51 am
Sun January 25, 2015

State Renews Contract With Troubled Prison Food Service Provider

Public records show the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections agreed to renew a two-year contract with the troubled food-service contractor, Aramark Correctional Services, on October 30th.

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12:22 pm
Mon September 22, 2014

Senator Wants Director Of Ohio Prisons Panel Fired

Shirley Smith

The chair of a prisons oversight committee that's taken recent hard looks at Ohio's troubled prison food contract and security issues in prisons wants the panel's director fired. 

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6:56 am
Tue August 12, 2014

Local Health Inspectors To Examine Prison Food Service Operations

The Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections plans to invite local health inspections of each prison's food service operations in the wake of complaints about problems including maggots in kitchen areas.

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6:48 am
Fri August 8, 2014

Prisons Chief Says Department Shares Blame For Food Problems

Credit State of Ohio

Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections director Gary Mohr says his department and the private vendor that feeds inmates share responsibility for conditions that led to the discovery of maggots in meals served at the Ohio Reformatory for Women in Marysville.

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8:48 pm
Wed August 6, 2014

Inmates Dump Lunches After More Reports Of Maggots

Officials say about 1,000 inmates at the Ohio Reformatory for Women at Marysville dumped their lunches in the trash Tuesday after a report circulated about the fly larvae found under a stainless-steel serving line during a pre-meal inspection.

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7:04 am
Thu July 31, 2014

Lawmakers Get Update On Prison Food Contractor

Aramark Correctional Services President John Hanner Speaks With Ohio Lawmakers
Credit Ohio Public Radio

The director of the Ohio legislature's Correctional Institution Inspection Committee says concerns about the private vendor hired to feed state prison inmates are legitimate.

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6:52 am
Mon July 28, 2014

Lawmakers To Get Update On Prison Food Contractor Wednesday

A legislative committee is getting updates on complaints facing the private food vendor that won the contract to feed Ohio inmates.

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7:14 am
Wed July 16, 2014

Records Show Multiple Food-Related Complaints At State Prisons

Maggots in food, staffing shortages and multiple reports of food shortages are among new complaints facing the vendor that won the contract to serve food to Ohio prison inmates.

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6:55 am
Mon July 15, 2013

Audits Show Problems With Prison Food Company

Several state audits show a private vendor in line to begin feeding nearly 100 thousand prison inmates in Ohio and Michigan has a track record of questionable billing, using substandard ingredients and riling prisoners with meal offerings.

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