coronavirus

FoodService Director is working to track the unprecedented impacts of COVID-19 on the foodservice industry. See below for the latest updates, and to connect with other operators during this time, join the private Facebook group Coronavirus in the Food & Beverage Industry.

Operations

Bill introduced to extend SNAP benefits to families facing COVID-19 school closures

The Pandemic EBT Act would apply to families with children attending schools that are closed for at least five consecutive days.

Workforce

What foodservice employers can do to contend with coronavirus

Here are some guidelines to keep in mind, says a law firm specializing in employment issues.

In a letter to the USDA, the association recommends steps such as waiving requirements for congregate feeding to allow grab-and-go service.

Foodservice operators are paying attention to the coronavirus as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention seeks to boost awareness of the illness and how it spreads.

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