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    Handwashing for children

    Published on October 20, 2020

    Continue to reinforce proper handwashing practices with children during cold and flu season.

  • Repurposed box

    Recycling used produce containers

    Published on October 19, 2020

    Despite seeming to make economic and ecological sense, there are potential issues that make reusing single use fruit and vegetable boxes and bins for other produce sales a food safety risk.

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