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Food Safety Program

Food Food Sanitation Program Purpose

The Food Safety Program ensures that commercially prepared food is safe to consume. Environmental Health Speicalists review plans for new establishments and ensure compliance with the food code by prospective and existing food service operators. They inspect restaurants, retail food stores, food warehouses, food processors, institutional food services and county correctional facilities. Staff investigate public complaints on food establishments and reports of possible foodborne illness outbreaks.

All empoyees of food establishments permitted by the Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department must have LLCHD issued food handler/manager permits. The Food Safety Program provides the proper food handler/manager education and permitting.

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