Food Safety

Maricopa County Environmental Services Department, AZ wins 2018 Crumbine Award

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), representing nearly 3,000 local governmental health departments, is pleased to announce Maricopa County Environmental Services Department as the recipient of the 2018 Samuel J. Crumbine…

Does Ending Plastic Pollution Mean the End of Plastic Straws?

For the last 5,000 years, people around the world have been sipping their drinks out of straws. Only recently have straws come under serious debate. The gold and lapis straws of the ancient Sumerians evolved…

Food Safety Program Successes in Providing the 10 Essential Environmental Public Health Services

Learn how local and state food safety programs apply the 10 Essential Environmental Public Health Services in this Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) column from the December 2017 issue of the Journal of Environmental…