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Menu labeling for chain restaurants is finally the law

A surprising quest begun by the industry a decade ago goes into effect Monday, with the focus on compliance rather than catching transgressors.

Restaurant Index Gives Hope for Foodservice Sales

WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 30, 2011)—Driven by positive same-store sales and an increasingly optimistic outlook among restaurant operators, the National...

As WaWa expands south into Florida, it has redesigned its prototype, upgraded its menu and ramped up service.

What do Chicken in a Pot, Macaroni and Cheese, Spiced Pumpkin Cookies, and Chocolate Pudding have in common? They're all comfort foods. What do Chicken in a...

Chiles all belong to the Solanaceae (nightshade) family, the same one as tomatoes, eggplant and tobacco. While they are called chiles in Mexico, they are known as ajíes in Peru, Chile, Colombia and Venezuela; pimentas in Brazil; and peppers or chile peppers in the United States.

It's hard to escape the news—and hype—surrounding the latest health trend: green tea.

Requests for gluten-free menu items are not coming only from those with gluten sensitivities anymore. Americans have gotten it into their heads that a gluten-free diet is a healthier way to eat. As of January, 2013, almost one-third of U.S. adults say they want to cut down or be free of gluten in their diets, according to The NPD Group, which has been tracking the eating habits of Americans since 1976.

NEW YORK - While it may seem obvious that sick employees should be kept away from food preparation areas throughout the supply chain, the apparent frequency...

While a number of recent studies indicate that menu labeling has little effect on diners’ menu choices, a report from NPD Group may offer a glimpse into the reason why. According to NPD, only one in four consumers say they eat healthy when dining out, while the majority admits a desire to treat themselves when at a restaurant.

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) and Sen. Don Nickles (R-OK) were honored Sept. 22 at a ceremony hosted by the International Foodservice...

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