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Jan 10, 2014 09:12 AM

Squid Ink Reports All LA Sushi Chefs Forced to Wear Gloves

Sushi aficionados what say you?

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    1. Really?! Must the gov't police the act of making nigiri?

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      1. re: J.L.

        I'm with you. It's getting so absurd. So many other things that needs policing and problem solving. This is not one of them.

        1. re: J.L.

          Welcome to the age of the govt regulating every possible area of your life that you allow them...... This is what happens when voters don't clean house every now and again.... The apathy of the voting public and pervasive attitude that the govt knows better than you does and will affect everyone at some point of time.

        2. It's a stupid rule. There is a legitimate problem with occasional food poisoning from restaurants, but this law won't solve it. Sushi bars aren't where the problem is anyway. Sushi preparers are probably the cleanest of all food preparers, because of tradition and because they work right in front of the customer.

          1. This is terrible news, not to mention that plastic bags at retail have just been banned.....and now plastic waste creation is being mandated?! This flies in the face of what the public needs and demands.

            1. I'm going to request that they not wear gloves.

              If we don't tell, who will?

              The government can create traffic jams on busy bridges, but they can't be at every sushi counter.

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              1. re: ipsedixit

                except ones that serve endangered species, unlawful product or violate labor laws.