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Health & Human Services Board recognizes 97 businesses for protecting public health

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La Crosse, WI (WXOW) - The La Crosse County Health & Human Services Board recognized 97 local businesses for their food safety and sanitation practices at their August 12, 2014 meeting.  The list of establishments included restaurants and retail grocery stores preparing or processing potentially hazardous foods such as meat, fish, eggs and dairy products.  


For the past year, La Crosse County Health Department tracked violations observed during routine inspections.  The 97 food establishments met the following criteria approved by the Board: 

1. Business has been open to the public for 12 months or longer

2. A certified food manager is present when required by law

3. No enforcement actions taken by Health Department in the past 2 years

4. No food borne illness confirmed by Health Department in the past 2 years

5. No critical food safety violations on last inspection

6. Three or less non-critical violations on the last inspection 

Each of the businesses will receive a letter of congratulations signed by Health and Human Services Board Chairperson, Monica Kruse, recognizing their commitment to food safety.  The list is posted on the County Health Department website at www.co.la-crosse.wi.us/health/  

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