Why restaurants should consider ISSA’s GBAC STAR accreditation

Communicating cleanliness to patrons has never been more important than in this global pandemic. By Tom Nightingale It sounds strange to say it during an ongoing pandemic, but we’re arguably already living in a cleaner world. COVID-19 has brought a renewed focus on cleaning, disinfecting, and infection control and one quantifiable way to show that […]

Ontario implementing additional public health measures in restaurants

Ontario is setting an indoor capacity limit at restaurants, bars and other food and drink establishments to the number of patrons who can maintain a physical distance of at least two metres from every other patron, to a maximum of 100 patrons.

Hide and Seek: Identifying the top 5 pest hiding spots in restaurants

By Alice Sinia, PhD As spring approaches, that means active pest season is right around the corner too. Before it gets here, you want to be sure that your pest management program is as effective as possible. Even with the best of programs focused on proactive, preventive maintenance, sanitation and ongoing monitoring, there are still […]

Serving food safely during COVID-19

Republished with permission from Nutrition for Non-Nutritionists, www.n4nn.ca. Since COVID19 arrived, you already know about the importance of hand washing. This is a great first step in handling food safely. Remember to use the WHO method to wash your hands every time before touching food or setting the table. When it comes to serving food safely, there […]

Restaurant delivery and COVID-19: How to carry out food-safety measures along with meals

By Alice Sinia, PhD, Quality Assurance Manager – Regulatory/Lab Services, Orkin Canada In these unprecedented times surrounding the outbreak and rapid spread of COVID-19 on a global scale, personal and communal safety remain at the top of everyone’s concerns. With constant news updates and social media at play, there is a large amount of information […]

COVID-19 Portal

MediaEdge Communications is a leader in providing print and digital media products for foodservice professionals, such as Canadian Restaurant & Foodservice News magazine, our weekly Restobiz Bytes E-Newsletter, our website Restobiz.ca, the @RestobizCRFN social channels, and our annual Canadian Restaurant & Bar Show. We are monitoring the ongoing COVID-19 public-health situation very closely, and deeply […]