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Dot It has expanded the SecureIt™ tamper-evident label line to include alcohol to-go labels. These specialty alcohol to-go labels safely secure alcoholic beverages and mixed drinks for takeout and delivery orders in accordance with state alcohol laws.
Consumer behavior experts agree that consumers will continue
to be cleanliness-conscious well after the pandemic. To accommodate this new consumer
concern, the foodservice industry is being proactive in updating and
reinforcing their existing food safety policies and procedures. These food
safety practices have been in effect long before the pandemic, however with more
consumers focused on health and safety, restaurants are re-evaluating their
policies and making their changes more visible.
As restaurants continue to open back up across the country, customers are beginning to feel more comfortable dining in. Restaurants have put several precautions in place to reassure customers of their health and safety practices, including social distancing graphics, table reconfigurations, and facemask mandates. Even so, some customers are still wary of dining in.
Restaurant review website Yelp recently announced it would start expanding its program to add health inspection data to its nationwide restaurant listings.
You have enough on your plate (literally and figuratively) without having to worry about health code violations and customers getting sick. Here are our easiest ways to improve food safety.
Over 15 million Americans suffer from food-related allergies, so it’s a good thing there are lots of resources for restaurant managers to make sure their kitchen is food allergy-friendly. Food allergy training for restaurants is required in Illinois, Michigan, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Virginia and in Montgomery County, Maryland, but they don’t have to do it alone: there are many accredited food allergy training programs for restaurants, easily found via state departments of public health.
Some of the most careful and cautious individuals work in the restaurant industry. With boiling water, slippery oil, and sharp knives being common in the workplace, an owner has to be diligent. Unfortunately, there are some lurking dangers that often go overlooked. Every restaurant should be aware of these top five safety issues that plague more establishments than you would think.
Food safety is paramount. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) estimates that more than 48 million people get sick from foodborne diseases each year in the United States. Those are serious statistics that warrant serious thought and consideration, especially when you are in the food service industry. One customer getting ill from eating at your restaurant can be disastrous to your reputation.