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Tips to Simplify an Effective Cleaning and Sanitation System

If you work in the foodservice industry, it’s no secret that it is inundated with many different processes and procedures when it comes to keeping an operation clean. Practicing proper cleaning and sanitizing of food contact surfaces is of utmost importance as it prevents cross-contamination, rids an establishment of common foodborne pathogens, allows a restaurant to pass health inspections and most significantly keeps staff and customers safe.

Maggiano’s, Burtons Grill Named America's Most Allergy-Friendly Restaurants

AllergyEats announced its 2019 list of the Top 10 Most Allergy-Friendly Restaurant Chains in America. Derived from the restaurant reviews of food-allergic diners across the U.S. on the AllergyEats app and website, this comprehensive list recognizes both small and large restaurant chains that have been ranked highest by food-allergic diners.

EvaClean Pledges to Help Establish Safer Electrostatic Disinfection Standards

Two men from different backgrounds, one a green technologist and new father, the other a serial entrepreneur and renowned safety advocate, shared a vision of less toxic disinfection practices. Both believed current cleaning methods were no longer acceptable, often causing more harm than good, and felt compelled to find a healthier solution.

How Restaurants Can Survive Winter Storms: USDA Tips

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service is issuing food safety recommendations for those who may be impacted by a severe winter storm moving through the southern U.S.The National Weather Service reports that a strong storm system crossing the Southwest early Friday morning will likely take a southerly track across the southern plains to the South and then to the southeastern U.

Survey: Restroom Reviews Impact Restaurant Visits

A vast majority of Americans say that negative online reviews about restrooms would deter them from visiting a hotel (91 percent) or a restaurant (89 percent), according to a recent survey commissioned by Sofidel, a leading global provider of paper for hygienic and domestic use.

Home Food Delivery Services Draw Food Safety Interest

In a recent meeting of the Association of Food and Drug Officials (2018 AFDO annual conference in Burlington, Vermont), home food delivery services drew great interest due to potential for home delivery services to result in consumer level food safety outbreaks because of the lack of industry and governmental food safety controls.

Pure Bioscience Responds to Latest Outbreak Tied to Romaine Lettuce

PURE Bioscience, Inc., creator of the patented silver dihydrogen citrate (SDC) antimicrobial, responded to the current widespread foodborne illness outbreak associated with romaine lettuce. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have recommended consumers avoid all forms of romaine lettuce due to growing numbers of consumers being infected with E.

Survey Reveals Chefs' Top Food Safety Concerns

A new survey conducted by Rubbermaid Commercial Products reveals No. 1 concern for chefs about cross contamination is their customers getting sick. Findings also disclosed nearly two-thirds of chefs worry about how cross-contamination could damage their reputation, especially in the age of social media when more consumers trust online reviews as much as personal recommendations.