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ServSafe on Personal Hygiene

According to the NRA's ServSafe Essentials tracking component, managers must restrict food handlers from working with or around food if they have the following symptoms: Fever Diarrhea Vomi...

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Chartwells changes Quinnipiac

Quinnipiac Univ., a private, co-ed institution in Hamden, CT, and Chartwells (an operating div. of Compass Group), have been "partners" for the past 16 years.

Let's be frank: talking to employees about their personal hygiene is a pretty ticklish assignment. But it's got to be done. Those f/s operators and managers who put it off or skip it altogether beca...

AmeriNet's horizon is filled with initiatives and efforts that all essentially boil down to one theme: improving service to members—and technology will be a critical element of that goal. ...

High-fat diets are associated with an increased incidence of obesity, heart disease, hypertension, cancer, diabetes and gallbladder disease. So government agencies and health professionals recommend reduced intake of total fat (30% or less of total calories) and saturated fat (10% or less of total calories).

Forty schools in the Baltimore, MD, City School District are now serving universal free breakfast, following test programs that improved participation from 18% to 85% in three locations.

A new vegetarian station opened in the cafeteria at Simi Valley Hosp., CA, this fall as part of a commitment to whole mind and body wellness under the Adventist Health Center system. "Many p...

Seaton realizes that one of the biggest problems schools face today is tremendous growth. Therefore, the f/s provider is required to pass more and more people through the servery in a short period of time.

While some Federal health officials in Washington continue to warn against the risks posed by foods with high levels of fat, sodium or cholesterol, others are sounding the alert about new dangers associated with some of the most nutritionally elite foods.

Recently, health departments in Ohio and neighboring Kentucky issued an "ice tea alert" regarding the high degree of contamination they found in iced tea sampled for study in more than 20 fast food lo...