Subscribe Now

travelers today

Home » Leisure

Silversea Cruises' Silver Shadow Under Investigation for CDC Health Inspection

Travelers Today       By    Natasha Hanano

Updated: Jul 25, 2013 01:49 AM EDT

Text Size: A A A

Silversea Cruises' Silver Shadow is under investigation for failing a health score. Cruisecritic.com reported that a report showed that CDC inspectors found that staff hid food, equipment and dishware from heath inspectors during a June CDC and Prevention inspection.

"In a detailed report compiled after the June 17 surprise inspection of Silver Shadow, CDC inspectors documented "an organized effort" to "physically remove over 15 full trolleys of dry foods, spices, canned foods, cooked foods, milk, raw meats, pasteurized eggs, cheeses of all types, baking goods, raw fruits, raw vegetables and a variety of both hand held and counter model food equipment, pans, dishware and utensils to over 10 individual cabins shared by two or three galley crew members in order to avoid inspection by VSP staff," reported Cruisecritic.com.

CDC advised Silversea in the report that all food operations should not be conducted in rooms that were used for sleeping or living.

Inspectors also found that the door to the pool grill pantry was kept open during service, giving flying

"Additional violations were cited for errors in the food cooling process, refrigerator condensers covered in dust and mildew, insect sightings, and inaccurate acute gastroenteritis surveillance logs," reported Cruisecritic.com.

Recently the cruise line announced a 115 day around the world voyage starting on January 5, 2015 and last until May 1. The trip starts in Los Angeles and ends in Fort Lauderdale, reports USA Today.

The trip first heads west to the South Pacific to Australia where it will go on to Asia then head to Afriacn Ports and then across the Atlantic to the Carribbean islands.

The trip will go to amazing locations around the globe including but not limited to Australia, Vietnam, Thailand, Malasyia, Seychelles, Mombasa, Kenya, Zanzibar, Senegal, St Lucia, St. Barts and more.

"The voyage, which opened for bookings on Monday, has been designed to offer extended time in many of the ports, with late departures from eight of the stops and overnight calls in nine locations including Papeete, French Polynesia; Sydney; Hong Kong; Ho Chi Minh City; and Mombasa," reported USA Today.

Fares start at $58, 950 for the 115 day cruise based on a double occupancy. The price include overnight stays at luxury hotels, business class air, transfers, and $4000 to spend on board.

Holland America also has  a new around-the-world cruise for 2014 planned that will stop in 28 ports on five continents. The voyage is 113 days and can take up to 1,380 passengers Amsterdam ship.

© 2017 Traverlers Today, All rights reserved. Do not reproduce without permission.
Join Our Conversation

Travel Tips

The Top 5 Rides at Walt Disney World

Five Tips On How To Enjoy Your Trip In Disney World Orlando

Disney World Orlando is a famous tourist spot with its wide selection of rides, activities, restaurants, and spectacular events. But if you want to enjoy every bit of it, you need to plan your trip carefully. Here are five tips on how to enjoy your trip in Disney World Orlando.

Five Things To Do When You Are Travelling With A Disabled Person

Five Things To Do When You Are Traveling With A Disabled Person

Persons with disabilities are as special as what their needs should be. Despite the incapability they have, they likewise deserve to experience good life through traveling and discovering beautiful places outside the four corners of their homes.

Five Expressions You Need To Learn Before Traveling To Los Angeles

Five Expressions You Need To Learn Before Traveling To Los Angeles

In Los Angeles’ metro area itself, there are 185 languages that are spoken in households. Therefore, it is always better to learn some of the basics before visiting L.A.

Five Things That You Need To Do When You Are Traveling With Your Pet

Five Things That You Need To Do When You Are Traveling With Your Pet

Pet travels are some of the most exciting travels in the world. But before going on a trip, be sure to prepare this checklist for you and your pet to have a safe trip ahead.

Subscribe to our newsletter

Receive the latest travel news, reviews, and more..

Want more Travel?

Most Popular

Austin Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia

Austin, Texas Hailed As The Best Place To Live In America

Austin is now the most desirable place to live in the States.

Humiliated by British Airways

Elderly Woman Flies For 13 Hours In Wet Clothes After A British Airways Crew Denied Her Of Using The Toilet

A British Airways crew has garnered a lot of criticism following an incident of denying an old lady to use the toilet. As a result, the lady ended up wetting herself and flew the whole flight in her wet clothes.

Man forcibly taken off an overbooked United Airlines flight.

Doctor Who Refused To Get Off An Overbook United Airlines Flight Forcibly Taken Off The Plane [VIDEO]

Aviation security officers used force to remove a passenger from an overbooked flight from Chicago to Louisville. The doctor refused to leave the plane voluntarily, saying he needs to see patients in the morning.

Works at Atapuerca Archeological Site

From King Solomon’s Mine To Treasure Hunt App In London, 2017 Is Good Year For Archaeology

Archaeologists will find more interesting dig ups this year and would like the public to know more of their history and culture. More expeditions and creative initiatives have 2017 say it's the year of archaeology.

travelers today

© 2017 TRAVELERS TODAY All rights reserved.

Subscribe to our newsletter
Real Time Analytics