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State’s Food Safety Programs Have Improved Performance and Financial Self-Sufficiency, Report No. 10-44, June 2010
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Consistent with our recommendations, the Departments of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Business and Professional Regulation, and Health have taken steps to improve the performance and financial self-sufficiency of their food safety programs. Two of the agencies have also made or are planning improvements to increase public access to inspection data. While the agencies have discussed options to more consistently report performance data, they have not yet agreed upon common protocols.

What were our earlier findings?

Report No. 08-67 State Food Safety Programs Should Improve Performance and Financial Self-Sufficiency,published in December 2008.

Which Government Program Summaries contain related information?

Community Public Health
Food Safety and Quality
Hotel and Restaurant Regulation

What other OPPAGA-related materials are available?

  • Report No. 07-41 Progress Report: Division of Hotels and Restaurants Improves Operations and Makes Progress in Meeting Inspection Goals,published in October 2007.
  • Report No. 05-51 Division of Hotels and Restaurants Improves Operations But Not Meeting Inspection Goals,published in November 2005.

Copies of this report in print or alternate accessible format may be obtained by telephone (850/488-0021), by FAX (850/487-9213), in person, or by mail (OPPAGA Report Production, Claude Pepper Building, Room 312, 111 W. Madison St., Tallahassee, FL 32399-1475).
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