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  • May 29, 2015
    blog

    Lessons that all foodservice professionals can learn from the most allergy-friendly restaurant chains

    Allergy blogger Paul Antico shares tips from five chains that can help foodservice operators offer safe dining environments for guests with food allergies....More
  • Apr 27, 2015
    blog

    Beware these hidden allergens   2

    You may think you’re safe, but the eight most common allergens can be found in some unlikely places....More
  • Apr 21, 2015
    Commentary

    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 experience over actual clinical results. Here's the money quote…...More
  • Mar 30, 2015
    Commentary

    Is Ugly the New Beautiful? 1

    Looks like the ugly stepsister may get a coming-out party. A recent story on Time.com about the growing use of "ugly" food in Europe and Australia, combined with an announcement from Compass Group about its new "Imperfectly Delicious Produce" program, signals the emergence of a potential trend FM readers may want to keep an eye on....More
  • Mar 6, 2015
    Commentary

    Solving the World's Problems, One Pizza at a Time 3

    One of the major reasons universities say they encourage the use of dining halls by students is to promote "community." That's nice, but it's one thing to get strangers who have no particular hostility toward each other to sit down and share a meal. It's something else when there is active animus based on politics, history, etc....More
  • Mar 6, 2015
    Commentary

    Serving Guests with Food Allergies: Three Locations that Do it Right

    Allergy blogger Paul Antico gives three examples of dining operations that have found the trick to safely—and efficiently—serve guest with food allergies....More
  • Feb 18, 2015
    Commentary

    Still with the "Hospital Food" Cliches? Really? 1

    I think the mainstream media could do a lot better when writing about hospital foodservice....More
  • Feb 11, 2015
    Commentary

    Hear Us Now and Believe Us Later...

    Well, it looks like fat and cholesterol are getting the rehabilitation treatment like that of falsely accused prisoners who are found innocent after having spent years in jail....More
  • Jan 16, 2015
    Commentary

    Is Wellness a 'Scam'? 1

    A rather interesting article on Yahoo News caught my eye recently....More

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