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Category: Commentary

GMO Seafood: A Necessary Conversation

GMO Seafood: A Necessary Conversation

Few subjects evoke more heated and opinionated debate than that of human consumption of genetically modified plants and animals, known as GMOs. As a wildlife biologist with four decades of experience in the commercial fishing industry, I hope this article will shed more light than heat on issues related to genetically modified fish and fish […]

USDA Takeover of Catfish

Windfall profits for the good ole boys that will affect your wallet BY TIM SUGHRUE, CONGRESSIONAL SEAFOOD CO. Mississippi Senator Thad Cochran, chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, arguably one of the most powerful men in America, is in charge of appropriating hundreds of billions of dollars of taxpayer money yearly. He also just so […]

Melvin R. Thompson, 2014 Foodservice Leader of the Year

Melvin R. Thompson, 2014 Foodservice Leader of the Year

As Foodservice Monthly turns twelve, our Mid-Atlantic trade newsmagazine for the foodservice professional sees the hospitality landscape as one of great opportunity. On a national, regional, state and local level the challenges are ever present in tough economic and political times. But through the leadership of the people who make our marketplace so vibrant, our […]

SPECIAL REPORT: Is Your Restaurant at Risk? by P.J. Dempsey

Commercial uniform and linen supply services help create a clean, safe restaurant environment for employees and patrons Early one warm Sunday morning last June, Dempsey Linen & Uniform Supply experienced a soil room fire at its Jessup, Pa. plant. The fire started in a container of restaurant kitchen towels and aprons that was picked up […]

Edward A. Harris, Jr. ... A Remembrance

Edward A. Harris, Jr. … A Remembrance

Edward A. Harris Jr. left us on July 10 to join his beloved wife Marcia Silk Harris. He was the father of Mary Heather Tepe of Columbia, Md., Larry Harris of Darnestown, Md., Suzanne Harris of Columbia, Md. and Lisa Dean of Columbia, Md.; grandfather of seven grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, the family asks […]

NOW AVAILABLE: The Food Eatery Manager’s Bible by Ron Hallagan

NOW AVAILABLE: The Food Eatery Manager’s Bible by Ron Hallagan

I like it when I can do something I’ve never done before … and even better when I can do it for a friend. I’ve known Ron Hallagan for more than a few years, going back to when I first moved here and lived in Del Ray (before it was trendy) and he was an […]

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