The objective of our project is to advance Suffolk County's conformance with the VoluntaryNational Retail Food Regulatory Program Standards.Over the course of five years we will implement a strategic plan to increase our conformancewith the standards. Our project includes updating our food code based on the current FDAModel Food Code, increasing active managerial control through Chinese and Spanishtranslations of our Food Manager's Course, updating our computerized food inspection programto track risk factors, updating our computerized food database to include the capability ofsending email notifications to food service establishments, implementing hand washingdemonstrations in our Food Manager's Class and preparing Go Packs for conducting foodservice inspections during an emergency. Technological improvements include a computerizedtest scoring system, a scanner for food service establishment floor plans and tablets forconducting food service inspections.Increased conformance with the national standards will contribute to a decrease in risk factorsthat contribute to food borne illness, reduced rates of foodborne illness at our regulated foodservice establishments and contribute to a nationally integrated food safety system.
The objective of our project is to advance Suffolk County's conformance with the Voluntary National Retail Food Regulatory Program Standards. Increased conformance with the national standards will result in an increase in active managerial control, a decrease in the occurrence of risk factors that contribute to foodborne illness, reduced rates of foodborne illness at regulated food service establishments in Suffolk County and contribute to a more integrated national food safety system.