Washoe County Health District

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), the voice of the nation’s nearly 3,000 local governmental health departments, has named the Washoe County Health District in Nevada as the recipient of the 2021 Samuel J. Crumbine Consumer Protection Award for Excellence in Food Protection at the Local

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The source of the E. coli contamination which recently sickened patrons of a popular Reno, NV, restaurant has been identified as a chocolate mousse dessert. “It was a chocolate marquee mousse, basically a chocolate cake with frosting,” Phil Ulibarri, public information officer for the Washoe County Health District, told Food
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The Twisted Fork Restaurant in South Reno, NV, has voluntarily closed after being potentially linked to eight cases of E. coli infection. According to news reports, the decision was made due to lack of information about the situation. “We are going to voluntarily close until they (health officials) tell us
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