Maximize ROI with Supply Chain Traceability

Maximize ROI with Supply Chain Traceability

Download the e-book and learn how to improve operational efficiency and reduce supply chain costs through greater visibility and improved traceability.

Type: eBook

Sponsor: FoodLogiQ


The Fact, Fiction and Future of Blockchain with FoodLogiQ

The Fact, Fiction and Future of Blockchain with FoodLogiQ

In this e-book we explore how FoodLogiQ, the leading SaaS provider of traceability, food safety and supply chain transparency solutions, is taking the lead with Blockchain exploration and what Blockchain looks like in the food industry today.

Type: eBook

Sponsor: FoodLogiQ


Connecting to the Power of VEN-U Sensor

Connecting to the Power of VEN-U Sensor

Restaurants, Warehouses, Tech Firms and other businesses can benefit from a 24/7 remote monitoring solution.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Long Range Systems


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FEATURES


Chipotle food safety chief to speak at Fast Casual Executive Summit

Chipotle food safety chief to speak at Fast Casual Executive Summit

Chipotle Executive Director of Food Safety James Marsden will outline strategies that Chipotle is deploying in its food-safety transformation at this year's Fast Casual Executive Summit.

The Pros and Cons of Family-friendly Restaurants

The Pros and Cons of Family-friendly Restaurants

Bawling babies, tantrum-throwing toddlers, and picky preschoolers. These are not exactly your picture of perfect restaurant guests.

Food Safety and Quality in Chef-Driven Fast Casual

Food Safety and Quality in Chef-Driven Fast Casual

There’s no doubt consumers love fast food. Fast casual dining has been on the rise since the late 2000s, and the movement has drawn the interest of food industry professionals at all levels, including chefs.

Consumer Demand for Supply Chain Transparency and Fresh, Local Food Drives Farm-to-Table into Fast Casual Dining

Consumer Demand for Supply Chain Transparency and Fresh, Local Food Drives Farm-to-Table into Fast Casual Dining

Consumer preferences for healthy, nutritious food continue to drive trends in the food industry. The farm-to-table concept, which involves reducing the distance food travels before it arrives at the consumer’s table, is an old but still relevant concept.

Reports of McDonald's parasite cases up to 395 in 10 states

Reports of McDonald's parasite cases up to 395 in 10 states

The FDA released an update on the Cyclospora infection cases connected to consumers who at McDonald's salads, showing that as of July 27, labs had confirmed 395 cases from 15 states.

McDonald's Cyclospora issues highlight field-to-plate food handling challenges

McDonald's Cyclospora issues highlight field-to-plate food handling challenges

Two facts stand out from the cases of cyclospora infection being traced so far to some McDonald's salads and Del Monte vegetable trays: The parasite hangs out in human feces and once it's on food it is nearly impossible to wash it away, according to health officials.

McDonald's salad parasite at center of FDA-CDC probe

McDonald's salad parasite at center of FDA-CDC probe

McDonald's salad sales ban at 3,000 Midwest locations in 14 states continues after the FDA reported that a parasite, which its says can't be washed away, has sickened at least 61 people. Health departments reported that the cases occurred in those who had previously eaten McDonald's salads.

Growing restaurant beverage trend demands brands rethink sweeteners

Growing restaurant beverage trend demands brands rethink sweeteners

Natural and healthful sourcing is hugely in demand for today's restaurateurs. Why then do so few brands offer naturally sourced lower-calorie sweeteners, particularly for their increasingly popular beverage offerings?

Why food allergen programs are like rocket fuel for customer loyalty

Why food allergen programs are like rocket fuel for customer loyalty

Many more brands are stepping up to the plate to tackle diners' concerns about food allergens by using everything from staff training to detailed menu item ingredient information. There's good cause for these measures since it's not only the right thing to do for customers' safety, but it's great for improving brand loyalty, too.

FDA holds July 12 public meeting on foods made with animal cell technology

FDA holds July 12 public meeting on foods made with animal cell technology

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is holding a public meeting in Maryland on July 12 around the food industry's increasing interest and use of animal cell culture technology to produce foods.

1,200 US Hepatitis A cases in 13 months: What QSRs need to know

1,200 US Hepatitis A cases in 13 months: What QSRs need to know

Hepatitis A is raising a harrowing spectre over the restaurant industry thanks to its rapid spread and high number of cases, particularly in the eastern half of the nation and Midwest. Restaurant food safety expert Betsy Craig answers questions about the scope of the problem and what restaurant leadership can do.

Free webinar: How Buffalo Wild Wings uses technology to optimize supply chain

Free webinar: How Buffalo Wild Wings uses technology to optimize supply chain

A free webinar explores how state-of-the-art technology can help restaurants maximize the quality and efficiency of their supply chain.

Taco Bell, Domino's, Old Chicago Pizza all have workers with Hepatitis A infections this week

Taco Bell, Domino's, Old Chicago Pizza all have workers with Hepatitis A infections this week

A West Virginia Taco Bell joins a Louisville Domino's and Old Chicago Pizza location reporting workers infected with hepatitis A this week.

Wendy's, Jimboy's, Pita Pit leaders share tips on supplier best practices

Wendy's, Jimboy's, Pita Pit leaders share tips on supplier best practices

At the Restaurant Franchising & Innovation Summit in Louisville this month, Jimboy's Tacos North America CEO Bob Anderson, Pita Pit CEO Peter Riggs and Wendy's Quality Supply Chain leader John Inwright spoke candidly about best practices in working with suppliers to drive brand sales and profits.

The QSR checklist check-up: How intelligent is yours?

The QSR checklist check-up: How intelligent is yours?

Intelligent checklists provide perks that can make a real difference in top worker performance and bottom lines.

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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.

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