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On July 23, the U.S. House of Representatives took a measured and bold move to block any mandatory labeling of foods made with genetically engineered crops. The house voted and passed HR 1599, which created the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act.
Due to the egg shortage, local and national restaurants have had to improvise when it comes to providing eggs to their customers. Some have had to limit egg offerings, cut back on breakfast hours, embrace egg substitutes and charge more for egg-based products.
Whoever is in charge of receiving should follow a standard set of rules in order to maintain the safety of food and ensure you protect your bottom line.
While financials for publicly traded restaurants remain positive remain positive overall, helped by lower cheese and wheat costs, many operators must still contend the impact of Avian Influenza.
Menu labeling goes beyond in-store menu boards to include catering programs as well as banquet dishes.
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...
Ideally, one person should clean the dishes and the other person sanitize and handle the clean ones. If this isn’t possible, strict procedures must be followed to disinfect hands between loads.
Kevin Roberts is an expert in food safety research and training and focuses specifically on overcoming employee barriers to food safety implementation in the commercial foodservice setting.
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.
September is the National Restaurant Association's National Food Safety Month. This year's theme is "Let it Flow."
Technomic and Deloitte Advisory research assesses what's next in supply-chain logistics.
Compass Group joins Wal-Mart and General Mills in embracing Five Freedom’s procurement practices.
The improved healthier pepperoni follows Pizza Nova's own recipe with Canadian-raised beef and pork, which are vegetable and grain-fed
The National Alliance for Hispanic Health issued a statement this week on the FDA move to eliminate artificial trans fats from foodservice industry products over the next three years.
Critics argue that antibiotics are still a problem in agriculture.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker declared on Monday a state of emergency after discovering three flocks of poultry in the state contracted a lethal case of bird flu.
The NRA's ServSafe program provides educational materials to the restaurant industry.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) and Kenosha Beef International have received no reports of illness.
Users can perform checklists and access unlimited compliance data and reports using the SureCheck Advantage.
SafetyChain Software announced it is offering a complimentary Return on Investment calculator report for food and beverage companies looking to build a business case to implement food safety and quality assurance automation solutions in 2015. According to a news release,...
The National Restaurant Association's ServSafe Food Handler online training course has been approved by San Diego County in California. The training program is geared toward restaurant operators and their employees, who have the opportunity to earn the San Diego Food Handler card.
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,...
The educational site is designed to help caterers, food trucks and other operators manage risk exposure.
SCS Global Services has partnered with SafetyChain Software to provide services for training, certification to third-party food safety schemes, and food safety and quality assurance automation.
Consumer awareness of food safety is growing as government regulations tighten. Restaurant operators must also stay aware of food safety issues and provide training to employees. Check out this research center for the latest news and best practices.