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Is Your Food Labeling Platform Working for Your Restaurant?

Posted on 10th Apr 2019

Every day, foodservice operators find themselves facing new challenges with food labeling. Perhaps the biggest change recently took place in May 2018, when new menu-labeling regulations were adopted by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Applying specifically to chain restaurants and similar retail food establishments of 20 locations or more, the law requires that food outl … read more
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Automated Food Labeling is In

Posted on 28th Mar 2019

The rise of automated food labeling platforms is making the process of manual labeling seem antiquated. Food labels placed on items in supermarkets have been a complicated subject for quite some time.  One specific area of concern for grocery store managers and retailers is manually date labeling food items and the time that it takes to do so. Some food retailers al … read more
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How to Turn Grab & Go Into Big Business

Posted on 13th Mar 2019

Depending on which studies you read, the grab-and-go (GNG) industry has been — and continues to be — a booming industry. According to Richard Macomb, a UK-based writer that follows grab-and-go trends, “it’s a booming sector fueling our busy lives.” The reason he gives for this rapid growth is that GNG has offered so much convenience and “convenience is king”. He also refers to grab- … read more
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What Can a Concierge do for You? Time is of the Essence.

Posted on 5th Mar 2019

When visiting a new city, who do travelers turn to for a restaurant recommendation? In many cases, it will be a hotel concierge. Visitors view these people as trusted advisors, offering recommendations for restaurants, tourist destinations and a variety of services to provide guests with the best experience possible. Additionally, some concierges are recognized as certified experts … read more
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How Food Service Can Help Keep Children with Allergies Safe

Posted on 19th Feb 2019

According to Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE), about 15 million people in the U.S. have food allergies, including nearly six million children under the age of 18. Further, 30% of these children are allergic to more than one food. For instance, they may have allergic reactions to peanuts, but may also be allergic to eggs or soy. However, there is something else everyone in t … read more
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Floating on a Cloud in the Food Service Industry

Posted on 7th Feb 2019

Cloud computing is making significant inroads into the food service industry, and given the impact it is having, it may very well distinguish the winners from the runners-up. The more those in the industry know about cloud computing, the better able they will be to take advantage of all the benefits it has to offer. What is cloud computing? Whenever someone uses an online service t … read more
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Norovirus and How to Prevent it

Posted on 31st Jan 2019

While many people associate norovirus with cruise ships, most people become sick with norovirus on land. Often, these outbreaks occur in schools, day care centers, retirement communities, nursing homes and military installations. Further, many of these outbreaks are the result of food processing and preparation in restaurants, hotels, school cafeterias and scores of other comme … read more
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Why a First Aid Kit Should be in Every Janitor Closet

Posted on 25th Jan 2019

Open the door of most any janitor closet, and you are likely to see cleaning solutions, vacuum cleaners, mops and buckets, floor machines and sprayers. What you are much less likely to see—but should see—is a first aid kit. Cleaning can be a dangerous occupation. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2015, cleaning workers suffered about 50,000 injuries requiring one or mor … read more
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Making Bodily Fluid Spill Cleanup More Effective and More Manageable

Posted on 10th Dec 2018

During the winter season, more people, especially children, come down with illnesses such as norovirus. This can cause them to get sick with a vomit or diarrhea event while in school or a public place. When this happens, pathogens such as norovirus are introduced to the environment and can cause others to become sick as well. And when someone gets sick in a school or commercial … read more
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Making First Aid Kits Fast and Easy to Access

Posted on 7th Dec 2018

Finding a first aid kit empty is not an uncommon experience. Administrators in all types of facilities should make it easy to locate first aid kits when an emergency arises. But all too often when they do, the supplies have gone missing and have not been restocked. The result is that time is wasted, which could be better served treating the injured worker. This circumstance can … read more
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