Fig & Olive restaurant.

Fig & Olive restaurant.

New York restaurant chain Fig & Olive has been linked to two Salmonella outbreaks on both sides of the country. While the cause was never determined and the D.C. location is back up and running after passing a health inspection, questions remain about the spread of the infection. Today, Kojo discusses the incident and examines the FDA’s new food safety rules that were finalized the same week.


  • Tim Carman Food Writer, The Washington Post
  • Dan Glickman Executive Director, Congressional Program, Aspen Institute; Former U.S. Agriculture Secretary; Former Member, U.S. House of Representatives (D-Kansas); Senior Fellow, Bipartisan Policy Center

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