Restaurant Industry Remained in Growth Mode During January

The good news continued through January for the restaurant industry. Foodservice Equipment & Supplies magazine posted an article on the National Restaurant Association’s Restaurant Performance Index for January 2015. The restaurant industry again showed expansion in January with an RPI of 102.7. Here are some of the highlights from the article: Seventy percent of restaurant …

Feds roll out new way to analyze food outbreak data

Interesting article from the University of Minnesota Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy about the US Government improving methods for sifting through data to estimate which foods are contributing to outbreaks. They focused the report¬†on the four main outbreaks:¬†Salmonella, Escherichia coli O157, Listeria monocytogenes, and Campylobacter. It’s great that the government is focusing on …