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Chipotle Stock Plunges Again on New E. Coli Fears

Chipotle Stock Plunges Again on New E. Coli Fears

Wall Street is very very worried that those long lines at Chipotle around lunchtime may be a thing of the past following reports of more E. coli cases tied to the popular Mexican food chain. Shares of Chipotle (CMG) fell 5% Tuesday and dipped below $500 for the first time […]

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Chipotle Founder Steve Ells Addresses Series Of Outbreaks

Chipotle Founder Steve Ells Addresses Series Of Outbreaks

Steve Ells, Chipotle’s founder and co-CEO, joins TODAY to talk to Matt Lauer about the restaurant chain’s recent scourge of health scares from norovirus to E. coli, and he says that the company is taking steps to be “the safest restaurant to eat at.”

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National Food Safety Month Marks 20 Years of Promoting Food Safety Best Practices

National Food Safety Month Marks 20 Years of Promoting Food Safety Best Practices

As part of its strong commitment to food safety, the National Restaurant Association today announced this year’s National Food Safety Month (NFSM), held annually in September, will mark its 20-year anniversary by featuring the top 20 food safety tips from the past 20 years. NFSM was created in 1994 to […]

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TGPR Food Issues Group Meets With Sushi Chef Institute to Discuss California Glove Law

TGPR’s Food Issues Group partner and food safety expert Jeff Nelken was asked to set up a sushi demonstration at the Sushi Chef Institute in Torrance, CA.  It’s part of our outreach to support the Health Department’s education on the fine points of sushi and evaluate the use of gloves […]

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Tellem Grody PR Observes 10th Anniversary of Food Issues Group

Tellem Grody Public Relations, Inc. (TGPR), a public relations and social media marketing agency is observing the 10th anniversary of its Food Issues Group (FIG).  Ten years ago, the agency partnered with Jeff Nelken, M.A., RD (retired), an experienced professional in all aspects of food safety and inspection to add […]

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Optimiert Consulting Introduces Instructor Led Food Safety Certification

The food manager certification course prepares industry professionals for the mandated food safety certification exam. Optimiert Consulting a hospitality consulting company, is now offering the nationally recognized ServSafe training program in a one day course that prepares industry professionals for the mandated food safety certification exam that is given at […]

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Ecolab Introduces New EPA & FDA Cleared Antimicrobial Fruit and Vegetable Treatment

Developed to help improve food safety practice Ecolab Inc. introduces Antimicrobial Fruit and Vegetable Treatment (AFVT) — a breakthrough product to help reduce the risk of foodborne illness outbreaks related to ineffective produce washing in foodservice operations. AFVT is the industry’s first no-rinse produce wash to earn both Environmental Protection […]

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Food Safety Laboratory Announces Quality Assurance Software Platform

New Cloud-Based Platform to Increase Ability to Catch Product Recalls, Improve QA Efficiency in the Supply Chain The world of quality assurance is built on two principles: “Fit for purpose,” the product should be suitable for its intended purpose; and “Right first time,” mistakes should be eliminated. QA in any […]

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National Restaurant Association Expands Food Safety Education Commitment in China

National Restaurant Association (NRA) representatives traveled to China last month to expand its commitment to food safety education beyond American borders. While the NRA is already engaged in the Chinese market through its ServSafe International program with partner Ecolab, the trip served as an opportunity to further discuss the importance […]

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National Restaurant Association Surpasses 5 Million ServSafe Certifications

The National Restaurant Association has surpassed a milestone by issuing its 5 millionth ServSafe certification, underscoring its place as the number-one food safety training program in the U.S. and abroad. The ServSafe Food Safety program has been the gold-standard for educating restaurant and foodservice managers and staff about food safety […]

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Keeping It Kleen Launches Web-Based Food Safety Training that Speaks to All Restaurant Employees

New program encourages restaurants to make food safety part of their daily culture as customers and Health Departments demand restaurant transparency. In an era when customers make their restaurant selections increasingly more based on the perceived cleanliness of a restaurant, food safety and sanitation is more important than ever. Keeping […]

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