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Food safety can be a lot to handle, requiring plenty of paperwork and diligence to ensure a kitchen complies with health regulations.

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Cornell debuts 100% gluten-free dining hall

It is the second college eatery in the country to be certified gluten-free.

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.

As consumer demand for cleaner ingredients continues to grow, operators might want to pay extra attention to pesticides in their produce for transparency’s sake. And to these fruits and vegetables in particular.

These alternatives for vegans, vegetarians and health-conscious consumers are heating up. 

Bellevue School District in King County, Wash., has reduced the instances of life-threatening allergic reactions by 94% since 2013. The success stems from communication.

In recent months, operators have had to stave off more fears than just E. coli. Mumps, flu and hand-foot-and-mouth disease have reared their germy heads in foodservice.

The decision to build one of the first gluten-free dining halls started with a booth at Kent State University’s summer orientation in Kent, Ohio.

Operators from diverse areas of foodservice are trying these three ways to tackle some mundane yet decidedly important food safety hot buttons.

After a year of chatting with FSDs, Managing Editor Dana Moral started to feel confident in her grasp of the industry. But a surprise was waiting for her.

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