Import Safety Summit in Country’s Capital
Import Safety Summit is being held this week in Washington, D.C. and is being co-sponsored by the National Restaurant Association. U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services, Michael Leavitt, along with other industry leaders will be there to discuss the strengthening of public-private partnerships and how to enhance the safety of imported products used in the restaurant industry.
The panels will be comprised of representatives from Campbell Soup Company, Red Lobster, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Food Marketing Institute, Kraft Foods and McCormick & Company.
First Ever Import Safety Summit
The first-of-its-kind Import Safety Summit will include keynote speeches and panel discussions on how the private sector and the government can work together to continuously make improvements in the processes that have been put in place that ensure imported product safety. As a member of the restaurant industry, it is paramount to understand the importance of safe imported food products.
Import Safety Summit and Equipment
At Short Order, we know that serving the highest quality food is important to your business regardless of whether it is imported or not. That is why we sell only the finest in refrigerators, freezers, warming cabinets and other restaurant equipment. The lines we carry, such as Manitowac, Beverage-Air, Hobart, Vulcan, and Lakeside; are committed to creating and delivering the best products to safely store and cook your carefully selected food products. For the environmentally conscience restaurateur, we even carry many products with the prized ENERGY STAR rating.
Import Safety Summit Questions
If you have questions about the newest food importing guidelines, please check in with the National Restaurant Association. If you have questions regarding restaurant equipment, please refer to one of our many buyers’ guides found on our Website or please feel free to contact our eager and knowledgeable customer service staff.