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Operations

Sodexo vows to add vertical gardens to K-12, C&U accounts

The contractor says the move will cut food waste while adding more traceability.

Technology & Equipment

Environmentalists urge foodservice operations to accept all-electric kitchens

An alliance is asking the California Restaurant Association to drop its opposition to a gas-fired equipment ban and work together on an all-electric future.

As of 2021, salaried employees who earn less than $45,500 will be entitled to time and a half for hours that exceed 12 per day or 40 per week.

A number of West Coast regions will push their minimum past $16 an hour.

The CIA-trained chef spent 19 years in C&U foodservice, most recently at the University of Montana.

The California Restaurant Association has sued the city of Berkeley over its ban on natural gas-fueled kitchens in new construction.

Health authorities say only lettuce from a certain area may pose a risk.

A new proposal would mandate time-and-a-half pay for salaried employees who earn less than $57,500 as of 2026.

Nearly 50 people have been sickened by yellowfin from a Vietnamese supplier.

An alliance formed by the National Restaurant Association and two other food industry groups has announced an agreement with three departments of the U.S. government.

Halting sales of the beverages led to weight loss, according to the findings.

New Jersey and Michigan are the latest states to consider setting their own rules for overtime pay instead of relying on federal regulations.

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