Health department will present 2018 Clean Plate Awards Thursday
Award recognizes excellent sanitation and food safety practices
BOWLING GREEN — Wood County Health District will present the 2018 Clean Plate Award to 30 licensed food facilities that have demonstrated commitment to excellent sanitation and food safety practices.
Presentation of the awards will take place at the health department, 1840 E. Gypsy Lane Road, at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, prior to a meeting of the Wood County Board of Health.
The Clean Plate Award will be given this year to less than 4 percent of the more than 800 licensed food facilities in Wood County. Those who receive it have shown dedication to upholding excellent sanitation and food safety knowledge.
“To receive this award, these food services have consistently practiced safe food handling,” said Lana Glore, director of Environmental Health.
This is the eighth year the health department has presented the Clean Plate Award. Each winner will receive a certificate in recognition of excellent performance in food safety, and a decal to display at their facility.
This year’s recipients include: Marco’s Pizza-Rossford, Wood County Committee on Aging-Bowling Green, Wood County Committee on Aging-Perrysburg, Wood County Committee on Aging-Northeast Center, Wood County Committee on Aging-Wayne, Wood County Committee on Aging-Pemberville, Wood Lane School, Rita’s Dairy Bar, Wood County Justice Center, WSOS Perrysburg/Rossford Early Childhood, BG’s Frosty Fare, Hospice of Northwest Ohio, Carolyn’s Personalized Catering, Northwood High School, Eastwood Middle School, Eastwood High School, Poppin George Kettle Corn of Wood County 2, Poppin George Kettle Corn of BG, American Table, Northwest Community Correction Center, Bowling Green Manor, Bowling Green Care Center, Kingston Care Center of Perrysburg, Frobose Meat Locker, Flatlands Coffee, Heritage Corner Health Care Campus, Heritage Corner Nursing Home, Meijer Gas Station #116, Bass Pro Shop, and Care & Rehabilitation-Perrysburg.
The mission of Wood County Health District is to prevent disease, promote healthy lifestyles and protect the health of everyone in Wood County. Our Community Health and Wellness Center provides comprehensive medical services for men, women and children. We welcome all patients, including uninsured or underinsured clients, regardless of their ability to pay, and we accept most third-party insurance. For more information, visit WoodCountyHealth.org