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Food Safety for Industry
If you own, manage or work for a food service establishment in South Carolina, it's crucial that you take steps to protect your patrons from food poisoning caused by mishandled or contaminated food. The average cost to a restaurant for a foodborne illness outbreak is $75,000 (National Restaurant Association).
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DHEC can help you protect your customers and your business. We issue food service permits and do regular inspections to protect public health, but we also help you pinpoint food safety problems in your establishment early and help you find solutions.