Ward 8 Coucilmember Trayon White Claims D.C. 7-Eleven Selling Expired Food

August 27, 2019

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A D.C. councilmember is launching an investigation after several residents complained about a 7-Eleven store allegedly selling expired food and increasing prices at night. 

Ward 8 Councilmember Trayon White said in an Instagram post the 7-Eleven on South Capitol Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. “is continuously serving old food which is leading to poor health in our community.” 

In a video, White entered the store and noticed several salads and sandwiches on the shelves included sell by dates that had passed.

“We’ve gotta stay on top of these people,” White said in the video. “It’s killing people man, right here in our community.” 

A man White interviewed in a separate video said the prices at the convenience store increase after a certain hour. 

White said he contacted the District’s Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs about the matter. 

WPGC contacted White’s office and 7-Eleven for comment. 

7-11 (South Cap/MLK SW)is continuously serving old food which is leading to poor health in our community. DCRA has been contacted and this will be addressed. It is also alleged the prices are higher and go up in the evening. We will look into this matter today.

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