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.
Gluten-free menu items have increased by 200 percent since 2010.
A security expert gives four tips on how restaurant owners can protect their businesses.
Restaurants can avoid serving undercooked meat by using a digital monitoring system.
Follow these steps to protect your business from a fire.
While restaurant operators continue to maintain food safety practices, health inspection records are finding their way onto very public domains.
The 1-year-old concept is gearing up for growth.
Gluten-free adoption had to jump the availability and affordability hurdles, and most recently figured out flavor.
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Heartland Payments' SmartLink unveiled a new food safety monitoring system at the National Restaurant Association Show last month. The system monitors cooler temperatures and alerts operators of any temperature discrepancies or compliance issues. It helps prevent food loss and streamline operations, according to Jim Ealy.
As part of its strong commitment to food safety, the National Restaurant Association announced this year's National Food Safety Month (NFSM) will mark its 20-year anniversary by featuring the top 20 food safety tips from the past 20 years.
A 67-year-old Utah woman suffered severe burns to her mouth and throat after drinking sweet tea laced with lye at a Dickey's Barbecue Pit in Utah.
RMD Technologies, LCC recently launched the D-Mometer and TAM Network, a "machine-to-machine" (M2M) solution that provides businesses and consumers real-time information on the time and temperature exposure of meats, produce and other perishable items.
Culinary Software Services announced the availability of Lot Tracking as an add-on feature in the recently released ChefTec xt3. "The ChefTec Lot Tracking Module allows the operators to quickly establish the source and movement of the affected food items and...
The 2014 AllergyEats Food Allergy Conference is set for Oct. 21 beginning at 8 a.m.
Restaurant patrons underestimate the health threats flies present, according to a new survey released by Orkin. Of the survey respondents, 61 percent would continue eating their meal after a fly touched and contaminated it, while just 3 percent of survey...
Comprehensive Food Safety, a division of RK Environmental Services, announced today that it will merge with Arnold Flakowitz Associates. CFS and AFA provide consulting, auditing and training to food processors and distributors.
"We will serve each client with integrity and the commitment to help obtain their goals quickly and efficiently.
California lawmakers repealed a regulation requiring restaurant employees to use gloves or utensils to handle food going directly to diners, according to the Fresno Bee. The regulation would have gone into effect on July 1. The regulation was similar to...
Restaurant patrons can now report a suspected restaurant food poisoning event on DiningGrades.com and provide information to restaurant management, health departments and diners. DiningGrades.com has developed the free solution that includes the following features: After selecting the restaurant, the user...
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.
Kitchen Brains has announced the release of SCK Food Safety Manager, a cloud-based application for foodservice operators. According to a news release, the SCK Food Safety Manager aggregates data from static and handheld sensors along with data-collection devices to ensure...
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...
The National Restaurant Association announced the appointment of Sherman Brown as senior vice president of business and financial strategy for its ServSafe Food Safety Program. Previously, Brown served as the NRA's vice president of finance and strategy where he was...
Starbucks' Evolution Fresh is initiating a voluntary product recall of about 1,700 bottles of “Organic Sweet Greens and Ginger” juice with a best by date of March 2, 2014. The juices, which make up less than half of 1 percent of total Evolution Fresh production, were sold beginning on Jan.
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ParTech Inc., a mobile-based, automated solution that provides checklist management for food safety programs and employee-assigned tasks, announced the release of PAR EverServ SureCheck V6, a food safety monitoring and intelligent checklist solution. Features of the EverServ SureCheck V6 include...