Thursday Jul 17
State prison privatization isn't working
The trick, however, is making sure the services that are privatized are at least as good as they were when government was in charge of them.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Corrections dept.: Inmate illnesses not linked to prison's food service
Corporate Communications Director Karen Cutler said state Department of Corrections officials 'informed us that they have conducted extensive and repeated medical testing, and such tests do not show a connection between inmate illnesses at Parnall Correctional Facility and food or sanitation provided by Aramark.'
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Aramark Sickens Dozens Of Prisoners After Serving Up Maggot-Filled...
Just last week, a series of reports revealed that Aramark Correctional Services food contaminated with maggots had sickened over 30 inmates at multiple state correctional facilities in Michigan.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
In case you missed it: Parnall Correctional Facility in Jackson under ...
Maggots were found inside a Jackson prison for the second time in less than a week, but a spokesman said there is no connection between the illnesses and maggots found near the food service line.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
WTKG-AM Grand Rapids
Michigan's Maggoty Prison is Now a Sick Ward
An estimated 30 inmates developed food poisoning symptoms at Parnall Correctional Facility last weekend and Michigan Department of Corrections spokesman Russ Marlan confirmed the number has since grown to about 150.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Parnall Correctional Facility Under Medical Quarantine
An accident has shut down Martin Luther King between Hillcrest and Cavanaugh.It happened around 4:55 p.m. Wednesday.Officers say injuries are serious.6 News will provide updates as soon as they are available.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Second Case of Maggot Infestation in Prison Kitchen
Michigan authorities report a second incident of maggots being found in a prison's food service area.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Detroit Free Press
Gov. Snyder: Maggots near prison food 'unacceptable'
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder wouldn't speculate Tuesday on whether Aramark's contract is at risk, but said his administration is moving closer to having to make a decision.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Maggots Found In Michigan Prison
Police tell 6 News that Brandon Mitchner was with a friend and may have been drinking when he possibly slipped down a steep embankment and in to the water.
Lansing State Journal
Inmates sick after maggots found on serving line at prison in Jackson
About 30 prisoners at Parnall Correctional Facility in Jackson are being treated for symptoms consistent with food poisoning after maggots and fly larvae were discovered in one of the meal serving lines, an official confirmed Monday.
Wed Jun 25, 2014
Prison stories: 20-year corrections officer says job drove him to drink
To coincide with the opening of the new Cell Block 7 Prison Museum at the State Prison of Southern Michigan in Blackman Township, the Citizen Patriot interviewed several people who spent time at the facility when it was fully functional.