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...
Ebola has grabbed the headlines, but operators need to be prepared for more mundane risks, like influenza and norovirus.
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.
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.
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.
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The cucumbers were not contaminated by Jimmy John's crew members, but sometimes during growing, harvest, transport or distribution of the produce, which was imported from Mexico.
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.
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.
The National Restaurant Association has released "ServSafe Food Handler Guide for Food Banking," its food-handling training guide for Feeding America's broad network of food bank employees, agency staff and volunteers.
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...
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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.