Tag: health

Food

U.S. FDA Says It Will Try to Resume Some Food Inspections

2 days ago

No matter the country, government plays a key role in food safety. But in a country where government is the "enemy" for some and food safety is not at a premium it is the consumers who will suffer.

Tech

Is Your Favorite Restaurant Hygienic? There’s a New App for That

2 weeks ago

Do consumers care enough about proper hygiene in restaurants that they'd be willing to pay to track it on a regular basis? HDScores is betting on it.

Chains

McDonald’s New Antibiotics Policy Has the Power to Change the Beef Industry

1 month ago

If you want to make change at scale, you need either a massive consumer shift or a massive change of policy by a giant in the industry. The latter is what we have here, and it should be good news for everyone.

Food

Romaine’s Woes Are Great News for Other Kinds of Greens

2 months ago

Romaine will bounce back – who doesn't love a Caesar – but there are more greens out there for restaurants than just one.

Food

Romaine Scare Hits Fast Casual Restaurant Chains

2 months ago

There is a marketing angle here: better food is food, not a chemical ingredient. And with natural ingredients come challenges. But the benefits far outweigh the downsides 364 days a year.

Independents

New York City Food Carts Will Post Health Department Grades

2 months ago

New York City's food cart and truck vendors work harder than just about anybody to keep their food safe: they've got to draw a ton of customers on a regular basis just to make ends meet. We hope inspectors don't use their power to wage war on them.

Food

Blackberry Farms’ New Resort Trades Gluttony for Wellness

3 months ago

When it comes to resort food "wellness" is usually a tip off that you will not eat well. We look forward to this next wave of good, healthy food that's informed by a kitchen that knows what a sinful meal tastes like.

Chains

Chipotle’s Head of Food Safety Is Stepping Down

4 months ago

We don't envy the next person Chipotle finds to fill that role.

Chains

One Out of Every 3 U.S. Adults Eat Fast Food Every Day

4 months ago

That's good news for the fast food industry, not so much for public health officials. Fortunately the former are diversifying their menus with slightly healthier offerings.

Chains

Pret A Manger Promises Change After Allergy Death of Teenage Girl

4 months ago

Proper food labeling is a no-brainer, but the real-world challenges of kitchens will always complicate matters.

Food

Calorie Counts on Menus Slow Down Some Diners

5 months ago

Shame can be a powerful force.

Tech

Yelp Adds Health Code Ratings to Restaurant Pages Nationwide

6 months ago

Consumers will benefit from easily accessible restaurant health data, as long as the information is always correct and up-to-date.