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The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, Public Health Sanitation Division is not responsible for the content of the following sites.

 

West Virginia Department of Health & Human Resources - Bureau for Public Health

FDA - United States Food and Drug Administration

CAUTION: Please check with the local health department to see if they will accept an on-line food handler or food manager training course. Please check you Local Health Department web-site or Facebook page for more information on on-line courses.  Click here for Local Health Departments

 

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Guidance for Controlling Listeria in Retail Delis
In June 2015, USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) released "FSIS Best Practices Guidance for Controlling Listeria monocytogenes (Lm) in Retail Delicatessens," which provides specific actions retailers can take to decrease the potential for Listeria growth or cross-contamination. FSIS recently released a tri-fold brochure that is a condensed version of the “FSIS Best Practices Guidance” and provides retailers with practical suggestions for reducing the likelihood of Listeria contamination in their establishments. The trifold brochure is also available in Spanish.

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Can Defect Guide Now Available as Mobile App  

York, Pa - - The Association of Food and Drug Officials (AFDO) is pleased to announce that the recently updated publication, A Guide to Can Defects and Basic Components of Double Seam Containers is now available as a Mobile App. The App is available to Apple and Android users at no cost.

  • Apple Users:   Go to the App Store and search "Can Defects Guide"
  • Android Users:  Go to the Android Market and search "Can Defects Guide"

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Page Updated: 12/20/2016