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Published on February 24, 2015. Last modified on November 18, 2019
Family and Food Safety First this Thanksgiving
Eating healthy this Thanksgiving begins with basic home food safety practices that are known to reduce the risk of foodborne illnesses. The Monterey County Health Department is reminding all cooks entering the kitchen this season to follow the Fight BAC!® basics of home food safety: Clean, Separate, Cook, and Chill.
Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Program Grant to benefit Elementary Schools in Soledad and Greenfield
The Monterey County Health Department has been awarded $150,000 as part of a Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Program grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety. This grant will bring pedestrian safety education to schools in Soledad and Greenfield.
Mann Packing issues a voluntary recall of vegtable products
Mann Packing Co. has issued a voluntary recall of a series of vegetable products sold to select retailers in the United States and Canada due to pontenial contamination with Listeria monocytogenes.
11/4/2019 11:15:00 AM
Recall of Ready-to-Bake Refrigerated Cookie Dough Products
Nestlé is recalling of ready-to-bake refrigerated Nestlé Toll House Cookie Dough products due to the potential presence of food-grade rubber pieces. This recall only covers specific batch codes of ready-to-bake refrigerated Nestlé Toll House Cookie Dough bars, tubs and tube-shaped “chubs.”
What You Should Know About Using Cannabis, Including CBD, When Pregnant or Breastfeeding
Cannabis and Cannabis-derived products have become increasingly available in recent years, with new and different types of products appearing all the time. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, you might have many questions about whether these products are safe for you.
Monterey County and Salinas Animal Services Using New Facial Recognition Technology for Lost Pets
Monterey County and Salinas Animal Services joins the ranks of shelters in using facial recognition technology to identify lost dogs and cats. These shelters now offer their community an additional tool to help lost and adoptable dogs and cats find their forever home.
Increase in Overdoses Due to Counterfeit Drugs Contaminated with Fentanyl
Monterey County Health Officials have received reports indicating a recent increase in overdoses and deaths related to use of counterfeit drugs containing fentanyl. In some instances, individuals believed they were taking 30 mg oxycodone or Percocet pills.
9/30/2019 9:00:00 AM