Drum roll! And the winner is… Option C!

Look for new food safety ratings in restaurant windows! Starting today, January 17th, restaurants will begin receiving their new food safety rating and window sign as they are routinely inspected. You may not see window signs in your neighborhood restaurant right away since restaurants will be rolled into the new system in four phases throughout […]

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Seattle Restaurant Alliance weighs in on our new food safety rating system

Public Health-Seattle & King County is launching a new Food Safety Rating System next week, on January 17th. As the launch date draws near we spoke with the Seattle Restaurant Alliance to see what they think about the new system. Can you tell us a little about yourself and what the Seattle Restaurant Alliance does? […]

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Lights out and somebody’s home? Stay safe!

The weather forecast is calling for two storms, one tonight (10/13) and then possibly a whopper of a storm on Saturday (10/15). That means fallen trees and branches will likely cause power outages in our area. Power outages can create health hazards–some of them even life-threatening! Follow our tips to stay safe. What should I […]

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Public Health investigates Salmonella outbreak (updated 7/20)

Public Health is investigating an outbreak of salmonellosis (caused by Salmonella bacteria) associated with a Good Vibe Tribe Luau held on 7/3/16 from 6:00-11:00 PM at Golden Gardens Park in Seattle.  You can read more details about what we know about the ongoing investigation here. Some questions you may have: Who got sick? UPDATED 7/20 […]

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Eagerly awaiting restaurant placarding? Here are the next best things.

A little over a year ago we wrote about the challenges of developing a fair and reliable placarding system for restaurants (read it now!). You see, not all placarding systems work the same way. We did some research to find out what other jurisdictions do, and we identified some areas for improvement as we develop […]

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