Food Safety

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Food Service Information

Food Worker Information

Reporting a Public Health Concern

Contact Community Development at (509)427-3900 to report a foodborne illness or unsafe food handling practices by food workers and/or unsanitary conditions at a food establishment. All complaints are investigated in a timely manner and kept confidential. If you have additional questions please contact Community Development at (509)427-3900.

Food Safety Information

For more information on safely buying, storing, preparing, and serving food at home, food recalls, food poisoning and more visit the following sites:

Clean: Wash hands, utensils, and kitchen surfaces often when you cook. Germs are everywhere. Download this social media image. Separate: Keep fresh produce separate from raw meat, poultry, seafood, and eggs. Use separate cutting boards and plates. Download this social media image.

Cook: Always use a food thermometer to know when food is safely cooked. Download this social media image. Chill: Refrigerate perishable food and leftovers within 2 hours. Chill within 1 hour if it’s above 90 degrees Fahrenheit. Download this social media image.



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