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Listening Sessions with the Cannabis Control Commission

The Cannabis Control Commission will be holding public listening sessions throughout the Commonwealth. Please note that the Commissioners will not be answering questions at the public listening sessions.  The purpose of the public listening […]

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55th Annual Yankee Conference on Enviromental Health

October 4th & 5th, 2017 Newport Harbor Hotel 49 America’s Cup Ave. Newport, RI 02840 View booklet Register Online  

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What is Deet?

DEET is a chemical (N,N-diethyl-meta-toluamide) used as the active ingredient in many insect repellent products. Approximately 30% of the U.S. population uses DEET repellents each year. Formulations registered for direct […]

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Legislative Action Opportunity: Choke Safe Bill

Do you inspect food establishments? Then you are aware of the outdated MGL c.94 Section 305D, which indicates that all restaurants with a capacity of 25 persons or more “require […]

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Mosquito Bite Prevention

Not all mosquitoes are the same. Different mosquitoes spread different viruses and bite at different times of the day. Protect yourself and your family from mosquito bites. Keep mosquitoes from […]

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Food Topics

2016 Merged Food Code (This document is a work aid developed by MEHA Executive Board members to review DPH’s proposed changes to Chapter 10 of the State Sanitary Code, 105 […]

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Eating Outdoors – Handling Food Safely

Keeping food at proper temperatures – indoor and out – is critical in preventing the growth of foodborne bacteria. The key is to never let your picnic food remain in […]

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Temperature Standards for Dishmachines

High Temperature Machines 150 deg F minimum wash temperature Ideal: 160 – 165 deg F; avoids baking soils on to dishes Wash tank temperature maintained by separate heating source 180 […]

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Drinking Water Regulations

The National Primary Drinking Water Regulations (NPDWRs or primary standards) are legally enforceable standards that apply to public water systems. Primary standards protect public health by limiting the levels of […]

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