Office of Public Health Unveils Comprehensive Plan for Strengthening the State Process for Retail Food Inspections
Thursday, December 20, 2012 | Contact: Bureau of Media & Communications (225) 342-1532 Baton Rouge:
Today, Louisiana health officials unveiled their plan, in development since February 2012, for enhancing the state’s health inspection process for retail food establishments.
In a news conference, Department of Health and Hospitals Office of Public Health Assistant Secretary J.T. Lane detailed the department’s four-point improvement plan, which focuses on implementing new management tools statewide; centralizing and standardizing the inspection process; adding performance metrics to health inspectors’ annual performance evaluations; and streamlining the process of issuing compliance orders. OPH will roll this plan out in stages over the next year.
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