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MenuTrinfro's AllerTrain site offers a suite of courses designed to educate a wide variety of food handlers and non-food handlers about food allergies.
Many restaurants have been ditching artificial colors, including Panera, Noodles & Company and Starbucks, so it’s surprising that Burger King would actually be adding them.
The New York City Department of Health is leading this charge and proposed in early June that all chain restaurants with 15 or more locations add a symbol next to menu items that contain more than 2,300 mg of salt.
While most restaurants are still passing down higher egg prices to customers thanks to the egg shortage caused by the bird flu, one restaurant has discovered a way to reverse its price hikes.
On July 23, the U.S. House of Representatives took a measured and bold move to block any mandatory labeling of foods made with genetically engineered crops. The house voted and passed HR 1599, which created the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act.
Due to the egg shortage, local and national restaurants have had to improvise when it comes to providing eggs to their customers. Some have had to limit egg offerings, cut back on breakfast hours, embrace egg substitutes and charge more for egg-based products.
Whoever is in charge of receiving should follow a standard set of rules in order to maintain the safety of food and ensure you protect your bottom line.
While financials for publicly traded restaurants remain positive remain positive overall, helped by lower cheese and wheat costs, many operators must still contend the impact of Avian Influenza.
Menu labeling goes beyond in-store menu boards to include catering programs as well as banquet dishes.
The top five articles trending on QSRWeb range from McDonald's to dessert trends to technology.
The president of QSR International says offering a breakeven promotion around a beverage is the 'most intelligent thing you can do' going into a new market.
The Foodservice Packaging Institute released a set of free resource guides designed to provide accessible, factual information on foodservice packaging
6SensorLabs has a new portable sensor that can test food for gluten in approximately two minutes.
Zenput, a provider of mobile operations management for retailers and restaurants, has announced an integration with BlueTherm probe thermometers, which lets restaurants, franchises and multi-unit food service businesses instantly measure and log temperature for prepared foods.
Tomatoes served at 22 Chipotle Mexican Grill locations in Minnesota were the source of the state's recent Salmonella Newport outbreak.
A report and scorecard released today grading America’s 25 largest fast food and fast casual chains on meat and poultry antibiotics policies failed all but five for allowing routine antibiotic use by meat suppliers.
The Food Safety Modernization Act, the first significant update of the Food and Drug Administration’s food safety authority in 70 years, is now final and first two rules are in place.
September is the National Restaurant Association's National Food Safety Month. This year's theme is "Let it Flow."
Technomic and Deloitte Advisory research assesses what's next in supply-chain logistics.
Compass Group joins Wal-Mart and General Mills in embracing Five Freedom’s procurement practices.
The National Alliance for Hispanic Health issued a statement this week on the FDA move to eliminate artificial trans fats from foodservice industry products over the next three years.
Critics argue that antibiotics are still a problem in agriculture.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker declared on Monday a state of emergency after discovering three flocks of poultry in the state contracted a lethal case of bird flu.
IFA stated that franchisors and franchisees should not be considered "affiliated" solely because of contractual rights and obligations.
The NRA's ServSafe program provides educational materials to the restaurant industry.
Buenos Aires-based Arcos Dorados a McDonald’s franchisee with restaurants in 20 Latin American and Caribbean countries, announced its continued commitment to the responsible use of antibiotics in food animals including measures to limit their use.
Consumer awareness of food safety is growing as government regulations tighten. Restaurant operators must also stay aware of food safety issues and provide training to employees. Check out this research center for the latest news and best practices.