Gillette Stadium One of the Safest Venues to Eat At

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July 25, 2010 at 08:10pm ET

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I don't know if anyone else watched Outside the Lines on ESPN this morning, but the topic of discussion centered around the safety of stadium food throughout the country.  Some of the vendors at the different venues had some practices that would cause you to not want to eat there, and were fairly concerning.

ESPN compiled an interactive map for fans to see how each stadium ranks.  Good news for Patriots fans, Gillette Stadium had no violations - which put it in the minority to say the least.  Fenway Park also scored very well, although the number of vendors in violation at the TD Bank Garden was higher than I expected - which was pretty alarming.

When you view the map, make sure you click on the percentage numbers located on the lower right to see by category how different areas fared.  When you hit the 75% - 100% number, you're probably going to be stunned when you see what was reported.

Needless to say it looks like you can feel pretty confident in the quality of food you're getting when you eat at your next Patriots game.  Considering the cost of food while you're there, this news should at least make you feel a little better.