FOOD CHAIN TO REQUIRE HEPATITIS A VACCINATIONS

BINGHAM FARMS, Mich. -- In a move that could have implications for supermarkets that operate "high-touch" fresh-foods environments, Unique Restaurant Corporation, based here, began mandating vaccinations against the Hepatitis A virus to some 250 employees out of concern for customer safety.Though no cases of Hepatitis A have been connected to any of its restaurants or food-service facilities, Matt

BINGHAM FARMS, Mich. -- In a move that could have implications for supermarkets that operate "high-touch" fresh-foods environments, Unique Restaurant Corporation, based here, began mandating vaccinations against the Hepatitis A virus to some 250 employees out of concern for customer safety.

Though no cases of Hepatitis A have been connected to any of its restaurants or food-service facilities, Matt Prentice, president of the multiconcept operator, decided to inoculate all of his food

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