Ensuring Food Safety

Ensuring proper food safety in your operation
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Communication with the public and suppliers was key when handling a food recall in Waterbury, Conn.

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With more retailers and operators moving toward serving “ugly” produce, it’s clear that visual appeal isn’t everything when it comes to food nowadays.

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It's not just millennials. The rising public interest in clean food is not expected to subside anytime soon, industry observers and foodservice directors say...

For operators, the next steps in transparency are local sourcing, cooking from scratch, working closely with suppliers and developing their own products.
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Local sourcing resonates with customers. Here’s how to capitalize on the momentum of the movement while maintaining your operation's food safety...
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With everything else on an FSD's plate, sickness might be the last thing they want to consider. However, one FSD learned some lessons when struck by the flu...
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The number of children with a food allergy rose 18 percent from 1997 to 2007, however, just 38 percent of K-12 operators had allergy training in the past year.
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As students become more open to discussing food allergies, universities are beginning to take a proactive approach to addressing students’ dietary needs by creating allergen-free stations to prevent...
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When the California state legislature last year passed a law requiring gloves to be worn by anyone handling ready-to-eat (RTE) food, politicians didn’t expect much, if any, fallout.
Students at Virginia Tech can now choose a reusable to-go container rather than a foam one at the West End, one of the campus’s 11 dining halls.

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