Environmental Health

Retail Program Standards Self-Assessment and Verification Audit Workshops

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will be presenting the National Retail Food Regulatory Program Standards Self-Assessment and Verification Audit Workshop in conjunction with the National Environmental Health Association’s 2019 Annual Educational Conference in…

Using Yelp Restaurant Reviews to Identify Foodborne Illness

By Dede Vilven, Enteric Epidemiologist, Salt Lake County Health Department (SLCoHD) The Salt Lake County Health Department (SLCoHD) serves approximately 1.1 million people in the greater Salt Lake City area. To keep the population safe and…

The Effect of Parental Incarceration on Children’s Health: Lessons Learned from a Health Impact Assessment

By: Judi Jennings, Special Project Director, Louisville, KY The Special Project recently completed a health impact assessment (HIA) demonstrating how public health leaders, artists and criminal justice reformers can work together to assess how parental incarceration harms…

Video Testimonials from FDA to Enhance Retail Food Safety

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released two video testimonials to educate retail and foodservice employees on the potentially life-threatening consequences of poor food safety practices. Both videos are under 10 minutes long and feature…

Retail Program Standards Blog Series: Standard 1

This post is the second in a new Retail Program Standards blog series from NACCHO to showcase the progress that communities across the country have made in retail food protection. Each month, we are featuring…