How Safe Is Your Food Once It Leaves The Restaurant?

Our CEO Betsy joined Valerie Killifer and Anthony Russo on podcast “The Takeout, Delivery, and Catering Show”. They discussed food safety concerns in the restaurant industry and the effects of off-premise dining. Betsy dove into…

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How to host a nutritious & allergen friendly Fourth of July

         Fourth of July is best known for spending time outdoors, enjoying the fireworks, and of course a cookout! Modern diners are more conscious of eating healthy, sustainable, nutritious meals and a holiday is no exception.…

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We can’t believe it’s not… meat?

Veggie mushroom and lentil burgers Vegan meat has become so popular, restaurants are having a hard time keeping it in stock. It’s important to diners today to have transparency when dining, so we are asking…

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What CAN you do to Accommodate Food Allergic Diners?

By Betsy Craig The legal system is getting more involved in the University food space through reviewing and dictating what the rules are for accommodating diners. These new policies help to muddle an otherwise clear…

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Who do you want handling your meal?

Someone who remembers 5% of food safety training or 90%? Some online training courses can be a real chore if they don’t keep the learner engaged (or even awake). Boring online courses are also a…

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Food Allergy Lawsuits are On the Plate: Today More than Ever

By Betsy Craig The last few months we have seen a large rise in food allergy lawsuits as well as settlements. As this is my life’s work and passion, I might be more aware than…

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Spreading “FARE Love” to Colleges Across the U.S.

There’s a new buzzword at AllerTrain headquarters: “FARE love.” This is how we refer to stipends we are able to pass along to colleges through our most recent partnership with the non-profit food allergy advocacy…

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Build a Confident Team in 2019 with Allergy Training

         In 2018 it seemed like every week there was a new restaurant in the headlines for harming someone with a food allergy. From mega concepts like Pret a Manger to smaller mom and pop shops,…

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Could sesame be the next major allergen in America?

Sesame Seeds          Since 2004, the FDA made it mandatory for all food labels in America to inform their customers, in plain language, if there is any presence of the top eight allergens in the product.…

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Tips for going Back to School with a Food Allergy

Heading back to school with a food allergy can be scary at any age. Lunch time, snacks, holiday parties and even birthday cupcakes can pose a threat. Luckily, now more than ever, food allergies are…

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