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AllergyEats Secures New Sponsors

AllergyEats, the leading guide to allergy-friendly restaurants nationwide, has secured new sponsors and continuing education credit from the American Culinary Foundation for the AllergyEats 2nd Annual Food Allergy Conference for Restaurateurs: What Every Restaurant Should Know About Food Allergies To Ensure Safety & Maximize Customer Engagement, Loyalty, and Revenue.

NRA Highlights the Importance of Food Allergen Awareness Throughout September

As part of the restaurant industry’s ongoing commitment to food safety, the National Restaurant Association (NRA) will hold its annual National Food Safety Month (NFSM) this September. This year’s campaign will spotlight the increasing importance of food allergen awareness and build public knowledge for the restaurant and foodservice industry’s dedication to all aspects of food safety education and training.

Food Industry Welcomes New Guidelines Promoting Food Safety

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack commended the Council to Improve Foodborne Outbreak Response (CIFOR) for the new CIFOR Foodborne Illness Response Guidelines for Owners, Operators, and Managers of Food Establishments.

Resources to Help Restaurants Respond to Food Allergies

Nicole Friedman, a Chicago resident, has known for the past three years that her body reacts violently when she eats fish or tree nuts. She avoids these foods at all costs so she doesn’t have to deal with the incessant itching on her tongue and ears, the welts that form on her tongue, and her throat closing.

Good Earth’s Debuts Gluten Sensitive Menu

Good Earth restaurants on Monday, July 22, 2013 introduced what might be the Twin Cities’ most comprehensive Gluten Sensitive Menu.“For guests with Celiac disease and gluten sensitivity, knowing what to order can be a real challenge,” says Donna Fahs, Parasole Restaurant Holdings’ divisional vice president.

eMonitor Enhanced with Food Safety Support for Restaurant Chains

Powerhouse Dynamics, creator of the award-winning eMonitorTM energy, water, and asset management system, has announced a critical new food safety feature. It has been designed to support chain restaurants' need to monitor refrigeration and food preparation equipment temperatures across all locations.

NRA to Hold Annual Quality Assurance Conference

Quality assurance professionals will trade industry tips and information on emerging issues, trends, and best practices at the National Restaurant Association’s annual executive study group meeting on quality assurance, October 7–8 in Baltimore.

Max's Wine Dive to Serve Gluten-Free Fried Chicken

Max’s Wine Dive, with locations throughout Texas in Houston, San Antonio, Austin, and Dallas, will begin serving gluten friendly Fried Chicken on Saturday, July 6 for guests to enjoy in time for National Fried Chicken Day.