Current and breaking news about the foodservice industry
Chef Ryan Conklin of Rex Healthcare beat out restaurant chefs to take the Competition Dining Series title, giving a boost to the notion of hospital food.
A study published in Food Research International suggests flooding, warmer temperatures attributed to global warming could compromise the integrity of fresh produce.
Cafeteria workers called police after a dusty green substance was found in a child’s lunch money bag. The mother blamed an ex-boyfriend’s marijuana growing operation.
Students at Franklin College are being assured that premade items by Sodexo follow FDA guidelines and are safe to eat, even though students see items sitting out.
Hourly school support staff, including foodservice workers, are looking at smaller paychecks due to recent off days. Some must now figure out how to spread their finances.
“Taste of Sunrise” events, planned as part of National Nutrition Month, include cooking competitions, culinary demos, special lunches and more.
The Department of Defense recently launched the Combat Rations Database to give personnel more information on field rations, from calorie counts and fat content to vitamin information and more.
Sodexo has announced that Marc Rolland, Vice President Benefits and Rewards for the Asia region, will replace long-serving chief financial officer Sian Herbert-Jones when she steps down next year.
A food fight is brewing in Washington over school lunch standards as kids take mandatory servings of produce, just to throw them away.
A foul odor, determined to have come from old equipment, sickened two cafeteria workers and closed several classrooms.


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