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Best Practices for Restaurant Safety: Part 2

As Part 1 discussed, and restaurant workers know, the kitchen and the dining area can be a stressful and, at times, dangerous environment. Food handling, storage, equipment sanitation, and personal hygiene advice can be found in the first article. Ensuring restaurant safety is pivotal to all employees, owners, and customers experience alike.  Below is the 



The FDA Food Safety Modernization Act: Is Your Organization Ready For Compliance?

November 4, 2015 | by Sarah Massey, M.Sc. Since January 2013, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has been working towards implementing new rules on food safety, as part of the agency’s Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). Some of the regulations have already taken effect and others will soon be finalized in early 2016. In 



Polish Up for the New Year

The turning of the calendar is the perfect time to take a fresh look at your foodservice operation. Restaurants take a beating: weather, dirty shoes, grease and smoke in the air, all contribute to wear and tear. Dishes crack, menus stain and servers’ uniforms become tattered.  The old cliché that “you can’t see the forest 



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