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Oct 06, 2013

What's in a Dorito? (Tip: "That Melting Sensation.")1

Ever wonder how the Nacho Dorito achieves its indefinable, wholly satisfying, flavor-laden, "can't eat just one" taste?....More
Dec 12, 2014

Don’t play Russian roulette with your business

Do your due diligence and create Standard Operating Procedures....More
May 23, 2016

There’s more to effective menu labeling than crunching numbers

At long last, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued its final guidance on menu labeling, which affects foodservice operations “…with 20 or more locations doing business under the same name and offering for sale substantially the same menu items.”....More
May 09, 2016

Playing politics with childhood hunger5

The long-awaited draft of the House’s child nutrition reauthorization (CNR) bill came out in April, and I was deeply saddened by one of the provisions to eliminate free meals for low-income children. No piece of legislation is perfect, and the last time child nutrition was reauthorized (the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act), there....More
Apr 21, 2015

Is Patient Satisfaction a Misplaced Priority?2

A recent article in Atlantic magazine online caught my eye. Titled "The Problem With Satisfied Patients," it charges that elements of the Affordable Care Act that reward healthcare providers for increasing patient satisfaction scores may have serious—in fact, deadly—consequences by prioritizing the patient....More
Nov 14, 2013

Expect the Unexpected

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Aug 13, 2015

Norovirus is absolutely horrifying...Here's what you can do about it1

At the recent NACUFS National Conference in Indianpolis, I attended an afternoon session called Norovirus: Never-ending Battle in Colleges and Universities. I was surprised the session wasn't better attended. After all, Norovirus can literally shut down an operation. Is everyone really completely prepared for what could happen?....More

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