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Recipe report: Burgers and hot dogs

Cookouts, picnics and other July 4 traditions may look different this year, but burgers and hot dogs can still be the menu stars. Kick off the holiday weekend food fest with these five favorites.

Steal This Idea

5 stealable ideas that sprang up during the pandemic

Here are some creative innovations operators have developed to keep their operations running smoothly.


Meet 5 recipients of the USDA’s 2020 farm-to-school grants

Take a look at how some of this year’s grant winners plan to improve their farm-to-school programs.

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The actions are the latest indications that many areas now believe they were too quick to ease social-distancing requirements and other safeguards.

The Federal Trade Commission warns that con artists and consumer collaborators are presenting bogus passes.

The new curriculum will train culinarians to bring vegetables front and center.

Foodservice patrons support operators who enforce mask compliance.

Coronavirus cases in the state, and more than 30 others, are continuing to climb.

Noncommercial operators and community members have been active in giving back.

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Half of those closures are permanent. At first glance, the figure is smaller than earlier estimates.

The COVID-19 pandemic wreaked havoc on the foodservice-dependent fishing industry.

Waivers on meal pattern flexibility, congregate meals, meal times, and parent and guardian meal pickup have all been extended.