Food Service Workers and Language Limitations

Restaurants have a higher concentration of foreign born workers than the overall economy. When communication is not understood by employees this may lead to safety issues, loss of productivity, hygiene concerns, staffing problems and poor morale. Many companies offer digital language programs allowing employees to learn and train at home or on the go. Restaurants [...]

By | January 16th, 2018|Restaurant Industry|0 Comments

Food Safety Factors in Fast Food Establishments

Foodborne illness remains a critical public safety issue. Scallan et al. (1) in a 2011 CDC report estimated that 48 million people contract a foodborne illness annually in the US. However, during 2009-2010 the CDC reported only 1,527 foodborne illness outbreaks. This underreporting is obviously concerning to public health officials. In 2013 Arendt, S. et [...]

By | October 25th, 2017|Food Safety|0 Comments