Noodles & Company launches low-carb, high-protein LEANguini

The new pasta, developed by the fast casual’s culinary team, is in test in select markets this month.


Chicago proposes a new limit on kids meals

A proposal currently before the City Council would prevent restaurants from including sugary beverages in kids meals unless parents specifically request them.

After 10 years, the Association updated its Kids LiveWell program to conform with current nutrition science.

The government’s guideline to reduce sodium is voluntary and relatively modest.

Acquiring Canada-based Natura Market will help the fast casual position itself as an “omnichannel” company, it said.

Louisiana and much of northern California, including San Francisco and Berkeley, are now mandating that customers wear face coverings again.

For the first time, the government’s nutrition recommendations cover all age groups.

Restaurants should establish a strategy before an outbreak occurs, with clear roles and procedures to prepare managers and employees for recovery from the spread of infection.

Restaurants are a hot spot for the transmittal of flu germs. Operators need to take extra measures to maintain a healthy environment when flu virus is active.

Adding even a few natural ingredients into dishes can help meet consumer demands.

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