Month: June 2020

June Food Safety News 2020

With lockdowns easing globally most public-facing businesses have reopened in partial or full capacities depending on the local legislation.

It is now apparent that the food industry has been considerably affected from these events and will likely face effects and learnings from this event in the coming months and years.

During the month of June, there were updates from the FDA concerning the delay and change in scope of the blueprint for the ‘New Era of Smarter Food Safety’ in response to lessons learned from the pandemic, which, when determined, may have a long-lasting effect on industry in the US,

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The best chef’s knives of 2020

There’s a reason chefs tote their knives around with them: Kitchens and appliances may vary, but the well-loved chef’s knife is irreplaceable. It’s true for home cooks, too. I invested in a chef’s knife after college and have used it almost every day since — from slicing fruit to chopping onions to mincing garlic. At this point, my knife feels like an extension of my arm when I’m prepping food.

But a chef’s knife is an investment. And $150 can feel like a lot for a good knife — let alone for one you end up disliking. So before swiping

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7 Industry Pros Predict Top Kitchen Trends

In the first installment of this three-part 2020 residential design forecast series, we covered the macro trends driving design preferences. It’s helpful to understand the values and priorities homeowners are bringing to their kitchen and bath decision-making when looking at what they’re requesting.

In this second installment, we’ll look at residential kitchen design trends. The third part of the series will focus on residential bathroom design trends.

I’ve asked these design industry colleagues to weigh in on what they’re predicting for 2020:

Space Planning And Layout Trends

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Flavor and Spice Trends for 2020 | Spices and Recipes

As we embark on a new year, we want to take a few moments to look at the trends and the trend-setters and try to make a few educated guesses about what we can expect in 2020.

‘We listen to our customers in our stores and on the web,’ says Charlie Mayer, CEO of The Spice House. ‘We hear stories about what you’re cooking or what you’re interested in cooking. We also pay attention to chefs. What they’re cooking today will be on our table next year.’

‘And we keep in touch with our suppliers. When we hear about an

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‘People are going to go hungry’: pandemic effects could leave 54m Americans without food | World news

A record number of Americans face hunger this year as the catastrophic economic fallout caused by the coronavirus pandemic looks set to leave tens of millions of people unable to buy enough food to feed their families.

Nationwide, the demand for aid at food banks and pantries has soared since the virus forced the economy to be shutdown, resulting in more than 40m new unemployment benefit claims, according to the latest figures.

As a result, an estimated one in four children, the equivalent of 18 million minors, could need food aid this year – a 63% increase compared to

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