Food Safety and Food Allergies

FSR covers the latest news, processes, and policies for keeping foods healthy and safe—a top requirement for restaurant kitchens that is made more complex by the needs of diners with special diets. Gluten-free is a growing focus, as restaurants serve more diners with allergies, and increasingly restaurants are sourcing local, organic foods, striving for healthier menu options.

 

Menu Integrity

As restaurants scramble to satisfy health-conscious consumers, separating fact and fiction when using popular semantics—like fresh vs. frozen and prepared vs. made-from-scratch—has become an important, often confusing, topic of debate.

NRA Announces Acquisition of National Registry of Food Safety Professionals

The National Restaurant Association announced its acquisition of the National Registry of Food Safety Professionals (NRFSP), a U.S.-based certification body.

NRA Reveals Lineup of Education Session Speakers for 2016 Show

The National Restaurant Association announced the lineup of education session speakers and topics for the 2016 National Restaurant Association, Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show, taking place at Chicago

Searching For the Source

How to create transparency at every level of the supply chain

Denny's Announces Commitment To Serve 100 Percent Cage-Free Eggs

Denny's announced its commitment to sourcing and serving 100 percent cage-free eggs in all of its U.S. restaurants by 2026.

Home Run Inn Donates $5,000 to Lakeview Pantry in Grand Opening

Home Run Inn crossed town to introduce its first Northside Chicago restaurant in the Lakeview neighborhood at 3215 North Sheffield Avenue. The South Side icon and home of Chicago&rsq

Oceana Study Reveals Scary News about Salmon

Oceana released a new study that reveals mislabeling of one of America’s favorite fish—salmon.

Thirsty Lion Gastropub & Grill Continues Growth

Thirsty Lion Gastropub & Grill announced the opening of three new locations.

2015 Menus of Change Annual Report Presents Mixed Picture

The annual report rates the foodservice industry's progress

FDA Ruling Bans Trans Fats

Agency Gives Manufacturers Three Years to Remove Trans Fats

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