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It's appropriate that Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) was developed by NASA to keep astronauts from coming down with foodborne illness in outer space because sometimes it...
One of the cold, hard truths of the foodservice industry is that 45 percent of employees don’t wash their hands despite signs in restrooms and around the workplace urging them to do so. An even...
When most people think of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID), they think of EZ Pass or Speedpass, which let motorists zip through toll booths without fumbling for cash, or maybe even the...
There's no doubt that consumers today are looking for healthier menu options, but on the other hand, fried items, like chicken nuggets and French fries, remain strong-selling staples at quick-...
The concept of an "integrated kitchen" has long been talked about in the quick-service restaurant industry, but according to exhibitors at the 2005 North American Association of Food Equipment...
Visitors at the 2005 North American Association of Food Equipment Manufacturers trade show are treated to so many innovative products that it's difficult to focus on any specific one, but...
McDonald's Chief Executive Officer Jim Skinner and members of senior management today reaffirmed McDonald's financial growth targets, strategic priorities and commitment to grow sales at existing...
McDonald’s today unveiled a new TV commercial that showcases successful individuals whose first jobs were at McDonald’s. The “My First” spot features people from around the world who started...
Jack in the Box Inc. today announced that its board of directors has affirmed the organization's long-term strategy to become a national restaurant company. The goal was approved during the board...
Wienerschnitzel’s newest menu item, The New York Pizza Dog, was successfully tested for five months in Southern California prior to being launched chainwide on September 25. Its rollout will be...
Wendy's International Inc. President Tom Mueller suddenly resigned from the troubled fast-food chain Monday in what analysts believe signals sluggish sales and waning support within the Wendy's...
SnagAJob.com, the nation's largest job site for part-time and full-time hourly jobs, and Clear Channel Television Interactive, a division of Clear Channel Communications Inc., today announced a...
El Pollo Loco Inc. underscored its commitment to healthy lifestyle choices yesterday at Governor Schwarzeneggar's Summit on Health, Nutrition and Obesity in Sacramento.

The Governor called...

"We're giving consumers a one of a kind taste that they can't get anywhere, our famous recipe batter on a juicy chicken tender," Cindy Tooley, director of marketing for Captain D's, said in a...
The decision by John N. "Jack" McAleer to retire as executive vice president on Sept. 30 after 24 years with the company, while also quitting the company's board, comes less than three months...
The KFC Snacker made its national debut in March of 2005 and combines KFC's signature, premium breast meat Extra Crispy(TM) chicken strip, lettuce and pepper mayo on a sesame seed bun.

"The...