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Health: Demonstrations for 'Germ Watch'

Contributed by editor on Jun 09, 2008 - 12:00 AM


'Germ watch' is about to hit Dover as part of national Food Safety

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Dover District Council’s Environmental Health team is
encouraging everyone to think about the importance of food hygiene, and
experts will be there for a special display at the Dover Discovery

During Food Safety Week, from 9-13 June, the health team will be out and
about, raising the profile of food safety issues. On Tuesday 10 June,
they will be conducting hand washing demonstrations, providing
information, and handing out free fridge thermometers at the Dover
Discovery Centre from 10am-4pm.

Food Safety Week is a national initiative led by the Food Standards
Agency. The theme this year is 'Germ Watch', designed to raise awareness
of good food hygiene practices, in particular in the home, especially
the 4Cs, Cleaning, Cooking, Chilling and avoiding Cross-contamination.

For further information on food safety issues, please contact the DDC
Environmental Health team on 01304 872216, or log onto

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