Moral Line vs. Bottom Line

King, Paul
January 2007
FoodService Director;1/15/2007, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p18
Trade Publication
The article offers reflections on the decision of the New York City Board of Health to force restaurants and bakeries to stop using trans fats. The decision demonstrates an interesting dichotomy between restaurant operators and their counterparts in non-commercial foodservice. In New York, restaurateurs are being dragged into this healthier generation of cooking.


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