Michigan Hepatitis A Outbreak Response

HAV guidance for food managers Hep A Poster   Michigan is experiencing a widespread outbreak of hepatitis A virus infections in the mid- and southeast part of the state. The State Emergency Operations Center has been activated to coordinate Michigan’s response to the outbreak. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) has also…

FDA is Moving Forward with Menu-Labeling

After numerous delays, Obama administration’s menu-labeling rule will proceed   By NACS Online On November 7th, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued guidance on the Obama administration’s menu labeling rule, “all but ensuring that the oft-delayed rule will finally take effect, nearly eight years after Congress initially called for it,” reports Politico. The…

Succession Planning and Real Estate

By Randall A. Denha, J.D., LL.M. Planning for a business succession – sale or transition of a business to new owners – is as important as planning for business formation or business operations. In our experience, however, planning for business succession is often not thoroughly thought through and done haphazardly. Real estate businesses such as…

PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi: Changing Corporate Culture Is Not a ‘Feel-Good’ Project

By Sissi Cao // The Observer   “You cannot [only] be involved with the charity on weekends and run the business during the week,” Michael Milken, chairman of Milken Institute, summarized PepsiCo’s “performance with purpose” mantra during his interview with PepsiCo’s CEO Indra Nooyi at Milken Institute’s Future of Health Summit yesterday. Nooyi joined PepsiCo…

CareWorksComp Educational Opportunities

In keeping with the back-to-school season and doing new things, CareWorksComp has a few educational opportunities to share with you that we hope you will consider: a Risk Reduction Workshop, and Two Hour Group Safety Training classes. Information for these is included here, as well as some updates from our Safety and Unemployment Departments and…

Snap Retailer Rule Compliance Deadlines Approaching Fast

USDA will begin implementing some eligibility requirements for SNAP retailers beginning Monday, October 16th   By NACS Online   The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) will begin implementing some of the eligibility requirements for retailers participating in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) beginning on Monday, October 16, 2017. Those…

Fast-Casual Pizza Heats Up

Across the country, more restaurants are serving up unique pies in a quick environment   By NACS Online   A relatively young concept, fast-casual pizza is taking off, with affordable, dine-in pizzerias springing up all over the country, Eater reports. Pie Five, Pieology, MOD Pizza, Blaze and Martina all promise quick, fresh pizza made to…