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Chipotle Somehow Recovering

If you follow food safety news, you may recall not so long ago when behemoth Mexican fast food chain Chipotle’s stock plummeted as customers on all sides of the country came down with virtually every known form of food poisoning, varying dramatically in nature, quantity and severity with each incident. Now, against all odds, after…

The Value Of The Pre-Shift Meal

There are very few categorically awesome simple pleasures in life. One of them is eating. Not only because food is delicious and it makes us feel good, but also because it provides us the opportunity to set aside our responsibilities and share a moment with others. That’s why it’s a great idea to have a…

NY’s Four Seasons To Close After 57 Years

After nearly 60 years of service, the renowned and world famous Four Seasons restaurant in the East Side of Manhattan will close as soon as its lease expires, according to CNBC News. The owners, Alex von Bidder and Julian Niccolini, will reportedly leave the establishment with practically nothing beyond what they earn upon selling all…

How Americans Define A Healthy Breakfast

It’s no secret that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It’s what determines whether you’re motivated and productive or fatigued and drowsy throughout the day. It’s the fuel that your body runs on, which is why it’s totally worth the extra effort to wake up early enough to eat a nice, healthy…

5 Of The Worst Food Borne Illness Outbreaks of 2015

If you follow the news, you may have noticed one or two outbreaks of foodborne illnesses around the country. Most of us can count on one hand the amount of times we’ve gotten food poisoning, but that doesn’t mean it doesn’t happen. 2015 alone had dozens of outbreaks of varying degrees. Some infected merely a…

5 Safety Tips For The Uninitiated Chef

You could be one of the world’s most elaborate and creative chefs, capable of producing brilliant combinations of flavor in the finest of exotic cuisine. None of that will matter if you are not able to stay safe when you cook. Ask any customer. If given the choice between delicious food and not getting food…

5 Food Handling Tips On How To Make Cooking More Enjoyable And Rewarding

Think of the most delicious meal you’ve eaten this week. Who cooked it? Have you ever eaten at a restaurant and wondered to yourself, how the heck did they make that? Well it all starts with a handful of basic cooking and food handling guidelines that every good chef knows to follow. And it’s only…

Causes & Recall Costs of Foodborne Illnesses.

The food industry has always had the threat of food borne illnesses pending over its head. The question on everybody’s mind, though; is: Why? Well, the answer is not always simple. Among many other reasons we have to understand that the food industry, just like many others, relies on people; hence, it is subject to…

Shelf-life terminology confusion?

Wasting food is a serious issue and many people throw away food every day because their expiration date has passed. Of course, this seems like the clever thing to do, food poisoning is the last thing we want to worry about. But what if I told you that we might be wasting a lot of…

Consumers Demand Transparency about Their Food.

These days the trend is to have clean and healthy diets. More and more people are concerned about their health and the impact the products they consume have in it. That´s why  after the Center for Food Integrity ran a research within a  few focus groups regarding the use of GMOs for the past 20…