On Wednesday, June 29, Mesa County Health Department recognized 20
Mesa County businesses for excellence, welcoming them into the Partnership For
Food Safety Program. The
program is a proactive approach to food safety that focuses on preventing foodborne
illness outbreaks.
Businesses that will be
recognized on Wednesday have met the following criteria:
  • At least 90% of the facility’s
    food handlers have a Mesa County Food Handler Card or a ServSafe
  • A food safety certified manager
    is on premise during all hours of operation.
  • The facility has proactive
    procedures in place, such as documentation of temperature logs,
    self-inspection forms and pest control contracts. 
Our 2016 partners include: Dos Hombres Clifton, No Coast
Sushi Grand Junction, No Coast Sushi Fruita, The Commons of Hilltop, Pablo’s
Pizza of Grand Junction, Applebee’s Grill & Bar, Chili’s Grill & Bar,
Colorado Q, Dairy Queen of Mesa Mall, Junct’n Square Pizza, Dream Cafe, The Egg
& I, Michael Angelo’s Wood Fired Pizza, Fisher’s Market, Dairy Queen of Orchard
Mesa, ‘Ganic Grub, P.S. Catering, Varaison Vineyards, Wine Country Inn and St.
Mary’s Medical Center. 
Click here for more information on the Partnership For Food Safety.