CBD, FDA, DOH: OMG!

CBD, FDA, DOH: OMG!

Last updated on September 10th, 2019 at 05:31 pmFor 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

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NYC’s Foam Ban Is Here

Last updated on January 8th, 2019 at 04:32 pmDespite opposition and lawsuits, NYC’s Foam Ban on single-use foam products has gone into effect January 1st 2019. Here Are 5 things you need to know: All food service establishments located or operating within the 5 Boroughs of NYC

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Why Do NYC Restaurants Have A Letter Grade System?

Last updated on April 12th, 2024 at 02:55 pmThe Letter Grade System was enacted to decrease foodborne illness, promote sanitary practices and create transparency for diners. While the Letter Grade System has achieved those goals since its inception, fines for violations have created additional financial burdens for

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Food Temperature Violations: Using Time As A Control

Last updated on April 25th, 2018 at 07:12 pmTemperature is a critical violation that is taken seriously by inspectors. Proper temperature is a big deal for good reason. Food that is out of temperature can result in a “B” grade, render food unsafe to eat and lead to

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Avoid Cross Contamination On Your Cutting Boards

Last updated on September 12th, 2018 at 02:45 pmRecent reports claim that 80% of store bought chicken is contaminated with Salmonella…. Yummy! …Not!!! Cross contamination is one of the leading causes of foodborne illness and cutting boards are a major culprit.  Keeping that chicken separate from vegetables is

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NYC’s New Business Recycling Rules

Last updated on August 28th, 2017 at 06:45 pmThe rules of commercial recycling have changed.  As of August 1st 2017, the Department of Sanitation has officially started enforcement of those rules. Businesses now have the primary burden to properly separate recyclables and make arrangements for their collection.

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RAW OR UNDERCOOKED MENU WARNINGS AS OF JANUARY 1ST, 2016

Last updated on June 6th, 2018 at 03:20 pmNew Health Warning As of January 1st 2016, Sec. 81.11 of the New York Health Code mandates that all food service establishments serving meat,fish, molluscan shellfish or unpasteurized raw shell eggs raw or undercooked (prepared below a temperture required

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