Opinions http://food-management.com/taxonomy/term/23901/more en Is Ugly the New Beautiful? http://food-management.com/blog/ugly-new-beautiful <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div><p>Looks like the ugly stepsister may get a coming-out party. A recent <a href="http://time.com/3761942/why-people-are-falling-in-love-with-ugly-food/" target="_blank">story</a> on Time.com about the growing use of &quot;ugly&quot; food in Europe and Australia, combined with an <a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/compass-bon-appetit-announce-imperfect-produce-recovery-program">announcement</a> from Compass Group about its new &quot;Imperfectly Delicious Produce&quot; program, signals the emergence of a potential trend FM readers may want to keep an eye on.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/mike-s-buzz">Mike’s Buzz</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/blog/ugly-new-beautiful" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/blog/ugly-new-beautiful#comments Opinions Mike’s Buzz Mon, 30 Mar 2015 18:51:00 +0000 46651 at http://food-management.com Solving the World's Problems, One Pizza at a Time http://food-management.com/blog/solving-worlds-problems-one-pizza-time <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div><p>One of the major reasons universities say they encourage the use of dining halls by students is to promote &quot;community.&quot; That&#39;s nice, but it&#39;s one thing to get strangers who have no particular hostility toward each other to sit down and share a meal. It&#39;s something else when there is active animus based on politics, history, etc.<br /> </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/mike-s-buzz">Mike’s Buzz</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/blog/solving-worlds-problems-one-pizza-time" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/blog/solving-worlds-problems-one-pizza-time#comments Opinions Mike’s Buzz Fri, 06 Mar 2015 18:40:00 +0000 45591 at http://food-management.com Serving Guests with Food Allergies: Three Locations that Do it Right http://food-management.com/blog/serving-guests-food-allergies-three-locations-do-it-right <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Allergy blogger Paul Antico gives three examples of dining operations that have found the trick to safely—and efficiently—serve guest with food allergies.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/discussing-diets-and-nutrition">Discussing Diets and Nutrition</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/blog/serving-guests-food-allergies-three-locations-do-it-right" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/blog/serving-guests-food-allergies-three-locations-do-it-right#comments Opinions Nutrition & Special Diets Discussing Diets and Nutrition Fri, 06 Mar 2015 16:03:00 +0000 45581 at http://food-management.com Still with the "Hospital Food" Cliches? Really? http://food-management.com/blog/still-hospital-food-cliches-really <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>I think the mainstream media could do a lot better when writing about hospital foodservice.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/taras-food-notebook">Tara&#039;s Food Notebook</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/blog/still-hospital-food-cliches-really" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/blog/still-hospital-food-cliches-really#comments Opinions Tara&#039;s Food Notebook Wed, 18 Feb 2015 17:53:00 +0000 45131 at http://food-management.com Hear Us Now and Believe Us Later... http://food-management.com/blog/hear-us-now-and-believe-us-later <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div><p>Well, it looks like <a href="http://openheart.bmj.com/content/2/1/e000196.short?rss=1&amp;utm_source=feedburner&amp;utm_medium=feed&amp;utm_campaign=Feed%253A+openheart%252Fcurrent+%2528Open+Heart+current+issue%2529&amp;g=w_openheart_current_tab" target="_blank">fat</a> and <a href="http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/2015/02/10/new-dietary-cholesterol-advice/23174871/" target="_blank">cholesterol</a> are getting the rehabilitation treatment like that of falsely accused prisoners who are found innocent after having spent years in jail.</p></div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/mike-s-buzz">Mike’s Buzz</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/blog/hear-us-now-and-believe-us-later" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/blog/hear-us-now-and-believe-us-later#comments Opinions Mike’s Buzz Wed, 11 Feb 2015 13:21:00 +0000 44971 at http://food-management.com Is Wellness a 'Scam'? http://food-management.com/blog/wellness-scam <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div><p>A rather interesting article on Yahoo News caught my eye recently.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/mike-s-buzz">Mike’s Buzz</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/blog/wellness-scam" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/blog/wellness-scam#comments Opinions Mike’s Buzz Fri, 16 Jan 2015 14:12:00 +0000 44301 at http://food-management.com Top Five Stories of 2014 http://food-management.com/news-trends/top-five-stories-2014 <div class="field-deck"> From school lunch battles to technology’s growing impact, these are the five stories that shaped the onsite foodservice industry in 2014. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>From school lunch battles to technology’s growing impact, these are the five stories that shaped the onsite foodservice industry in 2014. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/top-five-stories-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/top-five-stories-2014#comments Back to School Book Reviews Business & Industry Colleges & Universities Contractors Healthcare K-12 Schools Market Trends Opinions Supplier News & Trends Wed, 31 Dec 2014 16:03:00 +0000 43781 at http://food-management.com Thinkstock Opinion: Is a Gluten-free Diet Healthier? http://food-management.com/blog/opinion-gluten-free-diet-healthier <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Begun categorizes gluten-free consumers into three groups.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/discussing-diets-and-nutrition">Discussing Diets and Nutrition</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/blog/opinion-gluten-free-diet-healthier" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/blog/opinion-gluten-free-diet-healthier#comments Opinions Nutrition & Special Diets Private Discussing Diets and Nutrition Tue, 23 Dec 2014 17:10:00 +0000 43741 at http://food-management.com Don’t play Russian roulette with your business http://food-management.com/blog/don-t-play-russian-roulette-your-business <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Do your due diligence and create Standard Operating Procedures.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/coaching-food-safety">Coaching Food Safety</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/blog/don-t-play-russian-roulette-your-business" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/blog/don-t-play-russian-roulette-your-business#comments Food Safety Opinions Operations Coaching Food Safety Fri, 12 Dec 2014 22:08:00 +0000 43591 at http://food-management.com A Cafeteria in Every Workplace! http://food-management.com/blog/cafeteria-every-workplace <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div><p>I want to alert FM readers to a <a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/business/moneybox/2014/11/cafeterias_at_american_companies_business_and_workers_benefit_when_companies.html" target="_blank">recent article</a> in the online magazine slate.com by Slate editorial assistant Boer Deng, which declared right up front in the story deck: &quot;American workers don&#39;t take enough breaks. That&#39;s why every company needs a cafeteria.&quot;</p> <p>You go, girl!</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/mike-s-buzz">Mike’s Buzz</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/blog/cafeteria-every-workplace" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/blog/cafeteria-every-workplace#comments Opinions Mike’s Buzz Fri, 05 Dec 2014 15:10:00 +0000 43201 at http://food-management.com