The International Agency for Research on Cancer, based in Lyon, France, is part of the World Health Organization. Its major role is to identify possible causes of cancer. The IARC classifies carcinogens through its Monograph program, which convenes panels of scientists to examine scientific evidence and conduct hazard assessments.
Finding ways to educate the food industry and its customers on food waste in America was the order of the day at an Oct. 6 meeting in Washington, D.C.
The meeting, hosted by theFood Waste Reduction Alliance, brought together representatives from food companies, sustainability groups, and government agencies to talk about the problem of food waste and how to work together to solve it.
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The switch to EMV kicked in officially on Oct. 1, restaurants and other merchants that have not installed readers to accept new chip, or EMV, cards will be liable for chargebacks by their card companies if a purchase is made using a counterfeit debit or credit card. The EMV transition can be confusing for both merchants and guests. As your restaurant decides whether and when to transition to an EMV-enabled system, here are some myths and facts to consider.