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6SensorLabs has a new portable sensor that can test food for gluten in approximately two minutes.
I can't tell you how many photos from friends I receive of restaurant bar menus that feature gluten-free beer. The photos are sent out of enthusiasm for the gluten-free movement making its way to the beer menus across the country...
If you are still on the fence about whether you should provide menu items that are allergen- and/or gluten-free, provide a dish as a limited-time-offer to see how well it sells.
Watch for menu trends at airport bars and lounges, Hollywood and convenience stores.
The focus on establishments that serve food items will become more prevalent as the number of people born with allergens continues to increase.
Have a disclaimer up in your restaurant that lets customers know the efforts made to accommodate diners with special dietary needs.
Operators need to know the 8 major allergens and the best practices surrounding the use of separate containers and preparation methods designed to prevent cross-contact.
Although it is not the restaurant industry's job to fix the problems associated with childhood obesity, the industry can take steps to ensure children of all socio-economic backgrounds have access to healthy meals.
As Celiac Awareness Month approaches, one industry expert predicts the diet's growth will continue for the next few years.
It is imperative to train managers, chefs, line cooks and servers about the importance of cross contamination and food preparation.
If you decide to enter the gluten-free market, prepare to downsize production as the trend downsizes.
AllergyEats, a guide to allergy-friendly restaurants in the United States, has just released its 2015 list of Most Allergy-Friendly Restaurant Chains nationwide.
Healthy Dining provides nutritional knowledge to NRA members and their customers.
New research from Food Genius finds a growing number of healthier menu options and more concepts touting a health-halo menu.
Hungry Howie’s Pizza has added a new gluten-free pizza crust to its menu. Guests have the option to choose from the brand’s original wheat-based crusts or its new gluten-free crust that is made with rice flour, rice starch, potato starch,...
Papa Murphy's and Boulder Brands, the makers of Udi's Gluten Free branded products, today announced a partnership to bring Udi's Gluten Free pizza crust to Papa Murphy's locations. Papa Murphy’s stores will begin offering the gluten-free option this month and...
The 2014 AllergyEats Food Allergy Conference is set for Oct. 21 beginning at 8 a.m.
Dallas-based and family-owned Roma’s Pizza & Italian Restaurant marked its 10th anniversary on June 14. To celebrate, the company introduced gluten-free pizza and pasta dishes, as well as an online/mobile ordering option. "We would like to assure our customers that...
Culinary Software Services recently announced the release of ChefTec xt3 software. New features include additional functions, improved performance and updated user interface. According to a news release, the updated software has the ability to identify gluten-free recipes.
Although just 11 percent of U.S. households follow a gluten-free diet, about 25 percent of consumers believe that gluten-free is good for everyone, according to new research from The NPD Group.
Phoenix-based NYPD Pizza has introduced a full gluten-free menu featuring pizzas, appetizers, beverages and desserts. According to a news release, the 10-unit company has installed dedicated gluten-free ovens to support the new menu. "Individuals have special dietary needs and preferences,...
Boston Pizza announced today that it is now offering its GlutenWise menu online for takeout and delivery, just in time for Celiac Awareness Month in May. To help drive awareness of Boston Pizza's move to offer their GlutenWise menu online,...
According to new research from Mintel Menu Insights, the use of "organic" on restaurant menus has declined by 28 percent from 2010 to 2013. Organic continues to be the leading ethical claim on menus, however. "The reality is that organic...
More than half of U.S. chain restaurants plan to increase their light- or low-calorie menu items this year, with 52 percent adding offerings to their gluten-free menu, according to a national menu price survey by restaurant supply-chain co-op SpenDifference. The...
AllergyEats today released its 2014 list of Most Allergy-Friendly Restaurant Chains nationwide, which included Uno Chicago Grill and, new this year, Mellow Mushroom. According to a news release, the chains were selected because they rank the highest on AllergyEats' website...
Food Allergy Research & Education has announced a partnership with MenuTrinfo, a provider of nutritional analysis and allergen training, to offer the company's AllerTrain program to foodservice operators and their teams. As part of FARE's new College Food Allergy Program,...
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