NYC Council Passes Commercial Waste Zones Bill

NYC Council Passes Commercial Waste Zones Bill

In an effort to protect public health, safety and welfare of New Yorkers, and to improve the industry for the benefit of its customers, New York City Council passed the Commercial Waste Zones Bill (Int 1574-A), a new system for commercial waste collection. The bill divides NYC

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5 Halloween Trick-or-Treat Food Safety Tips

5 Halloween Trick-or-Treat Food Safety Tips

Trick-or-Treating is a Halloween ritual for many children.  While we teach our kids not to accept candy from strangers, Halloween has become an exception.  Nonetheless, we must protect our children by making sure candy and treats they receive are safe to eat. The following are 5 simple

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Food Safety Tips After A Hurricane or Natural Disaster

Food Safety Tips After A Hurricane or Natural Disaster

As Hurricane Dorian unleashed its wrath, we were once again reminded how devastating natural disasters can be.  Besides the devastating winds and life-threatening conditions, floods and loss of power brought on by hurricanes can cut off water supplies and quickly compromise the safety of food. FDA, USDA

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2019 Food Waste Fair

The US restaurant industry generates 11.4 million tons of food waste every. NYC restaurants, caterers, hotels and grocers are responsible for producing over 400,000 tons of food waste every year. Anyone interested in reducing food waste, such as chefs, grocery store owners, street vendors, restaurant and fast

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CBD, FDA, DOH: OMG!

CBD, FDA, DOH: OMG!

For months, restaurants, café’s and bars in NYC have been selling CBD infused foods and drinks, based on a federal law that made Hemp products easier to sell. Or so they thought… The confusion sparked controversy, when a routine DOH (Department of Health) inspection on February 4th,

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