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- Are There Any Foods That Are Illegal To Eat in the United States?
Over the last few years, the American palate has broadened considerably with flavors from every corner of the globe popping up everywhere. But some foods that are considered common fare or rare delicacies in other countries are actually banned in the United States. This could be because of safety concerns, issues over the treatment of animals, environmental impact, or a number of other considerations. Whatever the case, these foods are banned in the USA:
- What is a Liquor License and Why is it Such a Big Deal?
A liquor license is, as the name implies, a license for the service of alcohol. But, many have referred to the procurement of a liquor license in almost reverent terms, as though it is a rare prize. So what is a liquor license and why is it such a big deal to have one?
- Michigan Liquor License
Liquor laws in Michigan are among the most complex out of all of the United States. Being able to navigate these laws efficiently yet with care requires both knowledge and experience. If you are looking into acquiring a liquor license, there are a number of things you should know before you begin the process.
- 5 Considerations Before Franchising Your Business
Before you decide to franchise your restaurant or business, there are a number of things you'll need to consider. This article examines five of these considerations: Is your restaurant "franchisable?" Have you opened more than one location? Are you able to support franchisees? Do you have a plan for marketing and advertising? And are you legally ready?
- Summer Food Safety Tips
It is a known fact that cases of "food poisoning" or food-borne illnesses rise in the summer months, mostly due to warmer temperatures, a rise in humidity and the fact that people get together for picnics and barbecues, where washing facilities are not readily available.
- Food Dyes
Food dyes are debated within the FDA.
- Recent CDC Data Reveals Little Progress in Minimizing Food Poisoning
While recent media reports have shown a slight decline in the occurrence of E. coli O157:H7 infections in 2009, these reports covering current CDC data on food poisoning have revealed that no real progress has been made in six years to reduce the incidence of dangerous pathogens in our food supply.
- Food Safety Concerns in California Rise from Processed Food Items
Food safety is a major concern for more and more Americans as food poisoning continues to plague many. A mild case of food poisoning, however, may be the least of your worries when it comes to many processed food items.
- The Risks of Serving Alcohol to a Minor in Hotels, Restaurants, Nightclubs and Bars in California
The author looks at the what can happen to a restaurant, hotel, nightclub or bar that serves alcohol to a minor. Using the example of two restaurants in the Coachella Valley caught after the fact having serving liquor to minors, the author discusses the facts of two cases to show the deadly results that can follow from such actions.
- The New Country of Origin Labeling Law (COOL) and How it Will be Applied
This article discusses and explains the new Country of Origin Labeling Law (COOL) and describes the impact COOL will have on shoppers, food producers and retailers. The author also unwraps what foods the law covers and what foods and retailers are not regulated by this new law.