San Diego Environmental Health
A dock that washed away during the March 2011 tsunami that struck Japan lands on the Oregon Coastline. Credit: Oregon Parks and Recreation San Diego County’s hazardous materials division is working with local lifeguards, firefighters, 911 dispatchers and others to make sure they know how to respond if any suspicious debris starts washing up on […]
Researchers describe inflammatory mechanism for first time A photomicrograph of superficial keratinocytes or skin cells. Image courtesy of Thomas Deerinck, National Center for Microscopy and Imaging Research, UC San Diego. The biological mechanism of sunburn – the reddish, painful, protective immune response from ultraviolet (UV) radiation – is a consequence of RNA damage to skin […]
SAN DIEGO – The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), part of the National Institutes of Health, has renewed funding for the Superfund Research Program (SRP) at the University of California, San Diego. Over the next five years, the $15 million grant will fund continued research on the molecular and genetic consequences of exposure […]
But once the fun parts of opening a food truck are out of the way, there are still some technical details that can’t be ignored. Food trucks are subject to health codes and inspections quite similar to brick-and-mortar restaurants, and a disregard for the law can leave your business out in the cold. But we […]
Food Truck Heath Safety Explained and Beer Integrated With Social Media in Februarys Food & Drink Digital Issue
Food & Drink Digital, a top digital media source for the food and drink industry, is proud to announce the launch of its February 2012 edition. This month we present our Local Issue, with a focus on finding inspiration in your own backyard. We talk to Ricardo Encarnacion, Environmental Health Specialist at the County of […]
September 14, 2011 Signs warning of sewage contamination were removed today from Torrey Pines Beach at Los Penasquitos Lagoon Outlet and Del Mar up to 15th St. An estimated 1.9 Million Gallon sewage spill occurred on Thursday Sept 8 which entered Los Penasquitos Lagoon. In addition, the closure at Bayside Park in […]
Last week’s boil water advisory for communities in the City of San Diego has been lifted, but the Department of Environmental Health is reminding restaurants and markets that were impacted by the advisory to follow food and water safety procedures before reusing tap water. Businesses should follow these water safety procedures: Run all […]
Saturday 10, 2011 The County of San Diego, Department of Environmental Health (DEH) has issued supplemental Boil Water Orders and Public Notifications effective immediately for the following: Campo Alternative School located at, 31360 Dewey Place, Campo, CA 91906 Campo Elementary School located at 1654 Buckman Springs Road, Campo, CA 91906 El […]
September 9, 2011 The County of San Diego, Department of Environmental Health (DEH) has issued Boil Water Orders and Public Notifications effective immediately for the following: 1000 Trails Oakzanita Springs located at 11053 Hwy 79, Descanso, CA 91916 Alpine Oaks Estates located at 3505 Alpine Blvd., Alpine, CA 91901 Butterfield […]
A wild deer mouse trapped in Alpine during routine monitoring has tested positive for the potentially deadly hantavirus, San Diego County vector control officials said Thursday. “The cause for concern is that this mouse was found in a vacant lot near homes,” said Jack Miller, director of the Department of Environmental Health. “Infected mice rarely […]
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