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What Do Food Banks Want? What Can they Accept?

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Short answer… first and foremost, MONEY. It doesn’t spoil, rot, or go to waste. Also, because food banks have good buying power, they can usually turn a $10 donation into $40 worth of food, including perishable items that are so difficult to collect (see next item). Second, NON-perishables: baking and cooking supplies (flour, sugar,oil, vanilla), […]

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Restaurants: Who’s Regulating What?

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Volumes of books and acres of movie footage have addressed the regulation of restaurants.The rules are local, state, and federal. In short, restaurants have a lot of rules to follow in serving food. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) which is part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, manages much of […]

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