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The Daily Prep List 08.09.2022

Serving up the latest restaurant industry news.


Proposed ‘FAST Act’ directly assaults CA’s restaurant industry

Capitol Weekly 8/8

The California Legislature is back in session after its annual summer recess, and over the course of this month, there will be hearings on hundreds of measures.

California fast-food worker pay falls ‘far below a living wage,’ report says

The Mercury News 8/8

California’s fast-food workers are paid nearly $3 an hour less — or nearly $6,000 less a year — than workers in comparable service-sector jobs across the state, according to a new report from UC San Francisco and Harvard.

Food Industry Policy

Vet: Pork Prop 12 Burden Claims False

Progressive Farmer 8/8

LINCOLN, Neb. (DTN) — A veterinarian told the Supreme Court in a brief filed on Thursday that the pork industry already has in place systems to allow producers across the country to easily comply with California’s Proposition 12.

The Senate Small Business Committee urges the SBA to distribute the $800 million left in EIDL loans

NRN 8/8

The U.S. Senate Small Business Committee held a hearing on Aug. 2 to discuss the Small Business Administration’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan program, which as part of the original COVID-19 disaster response, has distributed four million loans, totaling $380 billion to small businesses in crisis during the pandemic.

On the Side

Campbell: Local Kitchens brings 8 restaurant concepts to one ‘micro food hall’

The Mercury News 8/8

The family’s takeout dinner debate is raging. One wants Thai. Another is thinking sushi.

The FSR 50

FSR Magazine 8/22

There is no way to sugarcoat the devastation 2020 wrought on full-service restaurants. 

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