May 11, 2013
How it works The Herald-Mail periodically publishes the findings of initial food establishment inspections by the Washington County Health Department. Food service facilities are inspected on a regular basis to make sure they are following the regulations that govern such establishments. Inspectors also conduct follow-up inspections and monitoring inspections, and investigate complaints and food-borne outbreaks. Potentially hazardous food means any food rich in protein that will support the rapid growth and reproduction of food-borne disease microorganisms.
December 7, 1999
The holiday season can be a very special time for families and friends to get together. But if proper care is not taken, the unfortunate symptoms - nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, headaches - of food-borne illness can be an unwelcome guest. cont. from lifestyle Food-borne illness is more likely to occur after parties or holiday meals for a number of reasons. The quantity of food handled is much larger than normal; therefore, normal cooking and cooling techniques may not be adequate.
August 11, 2004
Fairgoers mingle around Lions Park in Mercersburg, Pa., on Tuesday during the Mercersburg Lions Club Community Fair. The fair continues through Saturday and features rides, games, food and live music.
August 11, 2006
The Children's Fiesta was held Thursday at the Martinsburg-Berkeley County Public Library in Martinsburg, W.Va. The event was part of a summer-long reading program and included stories, food, games and dancing.
January 15, 2008
The children at the Funkstown School for Early Childhood Education collected 502 cans of food, which were donated to The Salvation Army in Hagerstown.
November 2, 1999
How much do people eat in their lifetime? The average American who lives to the age of 72 eats 72,135 meals or 35.5 tons of food in that lifetime.
November 24, 2004
Cierra Churchey, left, and Logan Renner taste the food during a Pilgrims Porridge Feast held Tuesday at Marlowe Elementary School in Berkeley County, W.Va.
October 16, 2006
The two-day event featured music, food and the making of apple butter and cider in addition to plenty of steam engines and other antique tractors and equipment.
June 8, 2006
Residents of Avalon Manor Nursing Care Center celebrated National Nursing Home Week May 14-20. The week ended May 19 with a Spring Fling with games, food and a helium balloon launch.