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Kudos Sodexo – Vending Machines Get Healthier

September 22, 2011


Sodexo, a leading Quality of Daily Life Solutions company, announced this week that it is adding healthier snack options for its Your Health Your Way On-the-Go program in vending locations nationwide. The company states Your Health Your Way On-the-Go is raising the bar on industry standards again by revamping its healthy vending – now more than 30% […]

Can Lego and Some Bright Kids Make Food Safer?

September 6, 2011


Leave it to Lego to come up with a meaningful challenge using its products. This year, FIRST® LEGO® League teams are challenged to improve the quality of food by finding ways to prevent food contamination. In this 2011 Food Factor Challenge, over 200,000 9-16 year olds from over 55 countries will explore the topic of food […]

Lost Power because of Irene? What to Keep and What to Toss.

September 1, 2011


Like many East Coast residents, our house lost power for 8 hours.  We never opened the freezer and kept the refrigerator opening to a minimum. I was looking for updates from NStar on my phone and stumbled upon the company’s power outage tips. One was that refrigerated food would be safe for 6-9 hours during a power […]

New device makes HACCP Compliance a Snap

August 24, 2011


According to Lawrenceville, Georgia-based Orderite, Inc., the company released Touchblock® 2, a device that helps monitor HACCP standards. Dave Spencer, Chief Operating Officer, said “Touchblock 2 takes monitoring to the next level to ensure a company’s food safety practices are maintained via a user friendly device; easy to read and understand by everyone working in the […]

Fast Food Play Areas – Gross or Fun?

August 18, 2011


I will admit that when my children were toddlers (just a few years ago), I avoided Fast Food play areas at all costs. I’m a germaphobe, unlike my husband who would happily let the kids play in the indoor play areas. It seems like I am not alone in my fear of the “fast food play area.” […]


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