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Hawaii revises food safety regs a year after Hep A outbreak

A year after a Hepatitis A outbreak traced to scallops sickened almost 300 people, killing two, the Hawaii Department of Health is imposing new food safety regulations. The cornerstone of the state’s updated food safety code is the requirement that all “food establishments” have at least one “person in charge” who has a food handlers… Continue Reading

Cocina Verify tackles restaurant food safety in Latin America

A third-party food safety program for restaurants that want to show travelers that they adhere to U.S. food code standards is taking root in Central and South America, and is looking to expand into Southeast Asia in the near future. It’s called Cocina Verify, a company that grew out of its founder’s experience traveling south… Continue Reading