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Feb. 13, 2018
How colleges are tackling allergies in 2018
Smart operators are leading the charge on food allergies, special diets and beyond.
Feb. 9, 2018
Make a clean kitchen sweep
Go beyond routine checks to purge kitchens of unusable tools.
Nov. 17, 2017
Allergy-friendly fare options
We decided through focus group feedback that our freshmen struggled with the allergy-friendly options or options for students with diabetes on campus.
Oct. 15, 2017
Don’t cry over cut onions
A line cook at Di Alba in Los Angeles recommends cutting onions straight into ice-cold water to keep eyes from watering, which helps eliminate the tear-inducing gas.
Sept. 26, 2017
Straight from the diner: Firsthand stories drive the message home
The University of Michigan brought in a student with food allergies to talk in front of foodservice staff as part of their training for an impactful presentation they won't forget...
July 24, 2017
Spic and span—on a schedule
Cleaning may not be the most exciting part of foodservice, but it’s a vital one. Here's how to keep on top of a master cleaning plan as footprints change...
May 3, 2017
Penn State to open 1st kosher, allergen-free station
School officials believe the menu will also appeal to students who eat halal.
April 14, 2017
Planning for food safety paperwork
Food safety can be a lot to handle, requiring plenty of paperwork and diligence to ensure a kitchen complies with health regulations.
Feb. 15, 2017
Cornell debuts 100% gluten-free dining hall
It is the second college eatery in the country to be certified gluten-free.
Feb. 13, 2017
An allergen-free take on chicken tetrazzini
The No Whey station in the main dining hall at Georgia Southern University offers students meals that are free of the eight most common allergens.
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