The latest foodservice management practices, food-safety news and more.

Fresh fish facts

Fish, no matter what the reason or season, is now de rigueur on most foodservice menus. And a variety of safe, environmentally friendly fish—from fresh to fresh-frozen, whole to portioned—is now available for those operators willing to do their homework.


Fortified drinks expand

Diversified product abounds on the fortified beverage landscape, so how's a person to choose what to stock in the finite space of a reach-in refrigerator or vending slot?

Under the new specs, finished products will continue to be tested for Salmonella and E. coli0157:H7. Products that test positive will be excluded from purchases. Also, testing will be extended to ra...

Standing up to be counted, Paradise Tomato Kitchens, supplier of tomato-based sauces for several of the country's leading restaurant chains including six of the top 15 pizza chains, is reportedly the first in its field to employ an x-ray system that detects harmful particles that may have entered products during the manufacturing process.

Raw shrimp turn pink and firm. Depending on the size, it takes from 3 to 5 minutes to boil or steam one pound of medium size shrimp in the shell.

Palo Alto CA–based Bon Appetit Management Co. has made its reputation creating one-of-a-kind dining facilities for its clients in the corporate, college/university and specialty sectors.

Savvy fsds are taking advantage of promotional pinch-hitters.

There is no cure. A balanced diet, exercise, medications, hot and cold packs, and surgery may relieve pain, swelling and stiffness and improve mobility. No single treatment works for everyone or for all types of arthritis.

Operators seeking tasty, economical, highly nutritious, heart-healthy and easy-to-prepare dishes need look no farther than the multitude of those featuring beans. What's more, beans are an extremely popular component of innumerable ethnic dishes, whether highly or subtly seasoned.

SHRIMP RECIPES FROM FISHERY Fishery Products Intl., Inc., has created a free pocket-size recipe booklet that offers eight unique menu applications for its award-winning North At...

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