News & Trends http://food-management.com/taxonomy/term/6596/more en Turkey is a perfect fit for gluten-free meals http://food-management.com/turkey-perfect-fit-gluten-free-meals <div class="node-body link-body">Foodservice operators look for ways to create gluten-free menu selections while still maintaining flavor. </div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="Perfect Butterball Gluten-Free Meals" src="http://food-management.com/site-files/food-management.com/files/Butterball_Gluten-Free_595x335.jpg?1412167239" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> Open In New Window </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/turkey-perfect-fit-gluten-free-meals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News & Trends Wed, 01 Oct 2014 12:10:00 +0000 41081 at http://food-management.com House Eliminates Polystyrene From Its Cafeterias for Second Time http://food-management.com/news-trends/house-eliminates-polystyrene-its-cafeterias-second-time <div class="field-deck"> Packaging, said to be bad for the environment, had been banned earlier but brought back after GOP took control in 2011. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>The cafeterias at the U.S. House of Representatives have decided to stop serving in foam food packaging after Democrats pushed for a ban, <a href="http://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/219176-house-cafeterias-stop-using-foam-food-containers" target="_blank">reports</a> the Hill. It is the second time the use of polystyrene (aka Styrofoam) has been eliminated from House cafeterias. When she was speaker, current Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) had banned it but Republicans brought it back when they took the majority in 2011.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/house-eliminates-polystyrene-its-cafeterias-second-time" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/house-eliminates-polystyrene-its-cafeterias-second-time#comments News & Trends Tue, 30 Sep 2014 18:38:00 +0000 41351 at http://food-management.com Korean Air Lines Deploys Food Truck in Houston to Showcase Its In-flight Menu http://food-management.com/news-trends/korean-air-lines-deploys-food-truck-houston-showcase-its-flight-menu <div class="field-deck"> The truck will serve 250 meals a day during lunch hours at the city's so-called energy corridor near the headquarters of General Electric and Chevron. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Korean Air Lines is operating a food truck in downtown Houston through October 26 to showcase some of the popular meals served on international flights, <a href="http://www.koreatimesus.com/korean-air-operates-food-truck-in-downtown-houston" target="_blank">reports</a> <em>Korea Times</em>. The truck will serve 250 meals a day during lunch hours at the city&#39;s so-called energy corridor near the headquarters of General Electric Oil &amp; Gas and Chevron Corp..</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/korean-air-lines-deploys-food-truck-houston-showcase-its-flight-menu" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/korean-air-lines-deploys-food-truck-houston-showcase-its-flight-menu#comments More Segments News & Trends Tue, 30 Sep 2014 18:05:00 +0000 41331 at http://food-management.com Sodexo Upgrades Dining choices at GWU http://food-management.com/news-trends/sodexo-upgrades-dining-choices-gwu <div class="field-deck"> New options include a Smoothie/juice bar and a new "fill your plate" breakfast special for $4.99. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Campus dining services provider Sodexo has added a range of new meal options this semester at George Washington University. They include J Street, the Foggy Bottom Campus dining hub located on the first floor of the Marvin Center, which now features Fresh Blends, a smoothie and juice bar offering fresh fruit and vegetable drinks with no added sugar or syrups.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/sodexo-upgrades-dining-choices-gwu" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/sodexo-upgrades-dining-choices-gwu#comments Colleges & Universities Contractors Sodexo News & Trends Tue, 30 Sep 2014 17:37:00 +0000 41291 at http://food-management.com SNA Again Urges Congress to Ease Financial Pressure on Schools http://food-management.com/news-trends/sna-again-urges-congress-ease-financial-pressure-schools <div class="field-deck"> Group cites USDA estimates that the new school meal standards will force local school districts and states to absorb $1.22 billion in new food, labor and administrative costs in FY 2015. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>The USDA <a href="http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2012-01-26/pdf/2012-1010.pdf" target="_blank">estimates</a> that the new school meal standards will force local school districts and states to absorb $1.22 billion in new food, labor and administrative costs in Fiscal Year 2015, up from $362 million in FY 2014. Consequently, the School Nutrition Association (SNA) is again calling on Congress to take immediate steps to ease the financial strain on cash-strapped school districts.&nbsp;</p></div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/sna-again-urges-congress-ease-financial-pressure-schools" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/sna-again-urges-congress-ease-financial-pressure-schools#comments K-12 Schools News & Trends Tue, 30 Sep 2014 17:25:00 +0000 41281 at http://food-management.com Why Bad Things Happen to Good Kitchens http://food-management.com/blog/why-bad-things-happen-good-kitchens <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Food safety blogger Jeff Nelken tells operators that it's the little things that can cause the most harm if forgotten.</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/why-bad-things-happen-good-kitchens" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/blog/why-bad-things-happen-good-kitchens#comments Food Safety Opinions Operations Coaching Food Safety Tue, 30 Sep 2014 16:31:00 +0000 41261 at http://food-management.com A First Look at UGA’s Dazzling New Dining Commons http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/first-look-uga-s-dazzling-new-dining-commons <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>Great food, advanced dining design and true Southern hospitality blend beautifully in the new 56,000-sq. ft. Bolton Dining Commons.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/first-look-uga-s-dazzling-new-dining-commons" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/first-look-uga-s-dazzling-new-dining-commons#comments Colleges & Universities Galleries Mon, 29 Sep 2014 15:07:00 +0000 41191 at http://food-management.com Texas High School Adds State-of-the-Art Meat Processing Lab http://food-management.com/news-trends/texas-high-school-adds-state-art-meat-processing-lab <div class="field-deck"> Equipment designed for ag science instruction includes sophisticated smoker and hog scalder/scraper. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Longview (TX) High School has opened up a $2.2 million meat processing lab to teach students how to age and cut meat, <a href="http://www.news-journal.com/news/local/longview-high-school-opens-multi-million-dollar-meat-lab/article_acb71a93-a623-5915-8863-6aba36da49aa.html" target="_blank">reports</a> the <em>Longview News-Journal</em>. Reportedly the only facility of its kind east of I-45 (which connects Houston and Dallas), it includes a state-of-the-art smoker, a harvest floor with a hog scalder/scraper, an aging room, vacuum-seal packing equipment and two freezers.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/texas-high-school-adds-state-art-meat-processing-lab" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/texas-high-school-adds-state-art-meat-processing-lab#comments News & Trends Mon, 29 Sep 2014 13:37:00 +0000 41101 at http://food-management.com An In-depth Look at College Student Snacking http://food-management.com/news-trends/depth-look-college-student-snacking <div class="field-deck"> The majority of full-time students prefer to snack two times a day with the late afternoon being a prime snack time. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>College students snack more than all other demographics and snack at all times of the day, according to a study done by <a href="http://ypulse.org" target="_blank">Y-Pulse</a> that surveyed 1,314 consumers, including 177 full-time college students, about their snacking behavior.</p> <p>Snack choices away from home were the focus of the study and respondents included only those who patronize foodservice venues.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/depth-look-college-student-snacking" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/depth-look-college-student-snacking#comments Colleges & Universities Market Trends News & Trends Whats hot on campus Fri, 26 Sep 2014 14:27:00 +0000 41071 at http://food-management.com Census Bureau Stats Show Big Drop in College Enrollments http://food-management.com/news-trends/census-bureau-stats-show-big-drop-college-enrollments <div class="field-deck"> However, much of the decline is in two-year, not four-year, institutions. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>College enrollment declined by close to half a million (463,000) between 2012 and 2013, marking the second year in a row that a drop of this magnitude had occurred, according to U.S. Census Bureau statistics from the just-released Current Population Survey. The cumulative two-year drop of 930,000 was larger than any college enrollment drop before the recent recession. (The Census Bureau began collecting data on college enrollment in this survey in 1966.)</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/census-bureau-stats-show-big-drop-college-enrollments" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/census-bureau-stats-show-big-drop-college-enrollments#comments Market Trends News & Trends Thu, 25 Sep 2014 18:23:00 +0000 41011 at http://food-management.com