CROSS-BORDER COOPERATION: U.S., Mexico work on food safety
- Do we need another food code? Some Canadians think so. Freeman, Laurie // Restaurant Business;7/1/94, Vol. 93 Issue 10, p30
Reports on the efforts of restaurateurs and public health inspectors to get the Canadian government to develop national standards for safe food handling, training and inspections. Right of each Canadian province and municipality to impose standards to protect citizens' health; Concern over...
- Food-safety issue hits peak at Expo's summit. Hayes, Jack // Nation's Restaurant News;09/14/98, Vol. 32 Issue 37, p6
Reports on the Food Safety Summit held during the International Foodservice Expo 1998 in Orlando, Florida. Proposal to implement uniform food safety standards; Creation of a committee that will oversee food safety inspection operations; Launching of education programs; Use of steam...
- U.S. and Mexico to tighten food safety controls. // Food Engineering;Nov2001, Vol. 73 Issue 11, p28
Reports the agreement between Mexico and the United States concerning food safety controls on products crossing the border. Terms of the agreement; Enhancement of existing food safety partnership; Collaboration of specific projects to achieve common understanding on issues of mutual concern.
- Industry yet to see big impact from food-safety funding hikes. Zuber, Amy // Nation's Restaurant News;02/14/2000, Vol. 34 Issue 7, p1
Reports that many food service operators in the United States have ambivalent views on whether higher government spending on food safety programs have had a direct impact on the restaurant industry. Difficulties in tracking federal spending; Government agencies handling it; Areas where the...
- No Guaranteed Improvements: Industry cool on one agency. // FoodService Director;09/15/99, Vol. 12 Issue 9, p22
Reports on the position of food industry leaders in the United States on the proposed legislation to consolidate all federal food safety regulations. Criticisms of the legislation; Contention from backers of the legislation.
- Is Foodservice Vulnerable?: Food terrorism dangers stir concern in Congress. // FoodService Director;01/15/2000, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p16
Reports on the concerns expressed by federal authorities in the United States (US) over the vulnerability to biological contamination of foods served by food service operators. Response plans developed by concerned government agencies; Details on some instances of biological contamination of...
- Industry applauds Clinton's $43M food-safety plan. Allen, Robin Lee // Nation's Restaurant News;2/10/97, Vol. 31 Issue 6, p1
Reports on the food service industry's praise for United States President Bill Clinton's proposal to improve the nation's food-safety efforts. Amount of budget proposed by Clinton; Impact of the proposal on the industry's image; Recipients of the funding proposed by Clinton; Background on the...
- Food Safety's 'Silver Bullets.'. Grover, Steven; Andrews, Christine // Food Management;Mar2001, Vol. 36 Issue 3, p94
Takes a look at just a few of the regulatory schemes proposed to address food safety concerns in the United States. Importance of hand-washing-management and compliance by foodservice workers; Mandatory hepatitis A vaccinations for foodservice workers; Mandatory consumer warnings on menus.
- Golden State Standard. Van Houten, Ben // Restaurant Business;11/01/2000, Vol. 99 Issue 21, p17
Reports on California Governor Gray Davis' approval of a bill sponsored by the California Restaurant Association that sets a statewide standard for restaurant health inspections. Food preparation procedures that will be covered by the standard; Difficulty faced by the food service industry in...