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2018: A Recap of Nutrition Milestones

While 2018 is starting to wind down and plans are starting to be made for the new year, it’s hard to forget all the nutrition and allergy milestones the foodservice industry reached this past year.…

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allergen training, menu labeling

Apples to Apples: How to compare nutrition information on menus?

So, it’s been a few months now that the Menu Labeling Law has been in effect, and most covered establishments have jumped in and followed the regulations. Under this law covered establishments must disclose the…

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Around and Round We Go: Menu Labeling Rounding Rules

Let’s say you’re craving a good ol’ fashioned PB&J and you glance at the nutrition facts panel of the bread of your choice. Then, you notice something a little strange. It states that one slice…

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allergen training, menu labeling

We've Got Your Back and Front (of House)

To put it simply, diners want to know what they're eating when they come into your establishment. They want to know how it's prepared, too, especially if they have food allergies or celiac disease. It…

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Here’s What You Need To Know About Menu Labeling

May 7th is just one calendar page flip away. That’s the deadline for menu labeling compliance and it should have a big red circle around it. If you haven’t started the process, it’s time to…

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It's All About That Bass: The Bottom Line on Calorie Counts

  Remember the song, “It’s All About That Bass” by Meghan Trainor? Well, it’s all about the bass for your customers, too, which is why they care about how many calories they are consuming. That’s…

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Menu Labeling: More than meets the eye (Food Cost)

Menu labeling can mean some big changes for a foodservice establishment. Aside from needing to reprint menus and menu boards to include calorie counts, they’ll need to make sure they have the infrastructure in place…

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Menu Labeling: More than meets the eye (Transparency)

Menu labeling makes a difference. Over 70% of Americans are overweight or obese. The nutrition information restaurants and similar retail food establishments will be providing is a great first step in curbing these soaring rates.…

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Pick Your Poison: Antibiotics and Hormones

The Holiday Season is upon us. You’ve likely already heard Christmas music playing in stores and are starting to see decorations gracing the neighborhood. It’s still November, you guys! Let’s take it one holiday at…

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Pick Your Poison: Added Sugars

The weather is cooling down, the leaves are changing, and pumpkin-everything is on the horizon! As autumn begins, Halloween decorations clutter neighborhood yards and store windows. …And with hundreds of bags of candy piled onto…

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