Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) finally issued a report regarding the United States Public Health Inspection (USPH) inspection of the Carnival Vista which took place six weeks ago, on December 2, 2017. The USPH sanitation inspection resulted in a failing score of only 79. Any score of 85 or lower
Quality of Crew Food on Queen Elizabeth? Depends Who’s Coming to Dinner
In the last couple of weeks I’ve posted photographs of the crew mess on a number of cruise ships. Some of the photos are gross, Some of the photos don’t seem too bad. One crew member said the food on the Queen Victoria was great.
Today a crew member on the Queen Elizabeth…
Cunard Crew Mess Food: Good or Gross?
The other day I posted an article entitled Grub on the High Seas. I also posted photographs on Facebook of the food served in the crew mess, primarily on MSC, Costa and Cunard cruise ships.
A number of crew members sent me photos of some nasty looking stuff (photo left from Cunard). One cruise…
Ship Life – Grub on the High Seas
In past months, I have posted photographs and videos sent to me by crew members depicting life on cruise ships.
The “ship life” photos are not the pretty images carefully arranged for the guests to see during behind-the-scene tours.
Ship Life – The Pot Wash Blues revealed the incredible amount of work required daily by…
Silver Shadow Fails CDC Sanitation Inspection Again
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) flunked Silversea’s luxury cruise ship, the Silver Shadow, for unsanitary conditions.
The Silversea cruise ship received a failing score of only 82. The inspectors determined the ship had improper medical protocols for crew members with acute gastroenteritis. The inspectors found 40 unsanitary conditions such…
“Cruise Ship Sickness” – Is Norovirus In The Food and Water?
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reports numerous outbreaks of norovirus on cruise ships operated by Celebrity Cruises, Cunard, Holland American Lines, and Royal Caribbean.
Every time there is an outbreak, the cruise lines blame the passengers who board the cruise ships. The media picks up in this theme and often reports that the problem is…