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8 tips to avoid foodborne illnesses

The holidays are upon us. One of the best things about this time of year is the gatherings that happen with family and friends. And with those gatherings come lots and lots of delicious food. 368 more words


You heard it here first: Changing our food borne illness public notification process

Since June, we’ve written in this space about a spate of food borne illness outbreaks that have kept all hands on deck here at Public Health – Seattle & King County and at times across the state – the… 944 more words

Communicable Disease

New FDA Rules Could Mean You're Less Likely to Get Food Poisoning

By Steven Reinberg
HealthDay Reporter

FRIDAY, Nov. 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) — In the wake of wide-ranging outbreaks of foodborne illness, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday finalized new rules to help keep contaminated food out of American kitchens. 414 more words

Health News

Why this dietitian worries about food safety

Chipotle Mexican Grill makes the news a lot these days for promising sustainably sourced and genetically modified-free ingredients, organic vegetables and humanely raised animals for their meat. 547 more words

I Saw the Restroom and I'm Leaving: 10 Tips to Keep Your Customers Happy

There is something about a bathroom that gives people the ability to judge your whole restaurant. I mean I know from experience that it doesn’t ALWAYS reflect your food handling and kitchen cleanliness but it is a good indicator. 670 more words

Health Inspection

Why E. Coli Won’t Make Chipotle Sick

Chipotle has closed all of its 43 restaurants in Oregon and Washington after an E. coli outbreak led to about 20 reported cases of foodborne illness. 335 more words