Peter Romeo

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Peter Romeo has covered the restaurant industry since 1984 for a variety of media. As Editor At Large for Restaurant Business, his current beats are government affairs, labor and family dining. He is also the publication's unofficial historian.  

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Delaware bans polystyrene food containers, automatic giveaway of plastic straws

The new rules apply to restaurants and on-site operations like cafeterias, though healthcare facilities are exempt from the ban on providing single-use straws.


C-store foodservice trailblazer Sheetz shuts down restaurant-like venue near college

The chain closed the campus-adjacent unit, which differed from most of its stores by forgoing gas pumps.

The state has followed California and Massachusetts in setting new hog-raising standards, a move likely to put a crimp into pork supplies.

Restaurants are expected to be the catalysts for Americans mixing more sea vegetables and bivalves into their diets. And college operations are among some of the early adopters.

A new report shows that grocery inflation made restaurant meals almost as economical as cooking at home.

The hospital network had a foodservice program that even executives didn't appreciate. Now it's getting profiled as the future of healthcare foodservice.

The state Senate approved a bill banning the use of gestation crates. The measure now moves to Gov. Phil Murphy, who is expected to sign it into law.

The delivery service has streamlined the ordering process for guests of the 500-unit Hilton-run chain.

The California city has petitioned a federal court to have more judges consider a ban that three justices have already ruled against.

This finding is likely to foster efforts to mandate paid sick leave.

The director of student dining services is this year's winner of IFMA's Gold Plate Award.

The deal will add 2,300 accounts to US Foods' fold.

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