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Kentucky to recognize contributions of grocery workers during Supermarket Employees Day Feb. 22

Supermarket employees have played a major role in keeping our communities running and our families fed throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. In recognition of their efforts, Kentucky will observe Supermarket Employee Day on Monday, February 22 with a proclamation from Gov. Andy Beshear. The Kentucky Retail Federation and Kentucky Grocers & Convenience Store Association are also encouraging mayors...

Food safety regulations amended to improve safety and health; changes reflect national food code

The Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) is working to make the general public and business community aware of new changes to the state’s food code which will improve safety and health standards for food storage, preparation and serving. To prepare for upcoming changes, which will take effect in July, DPH conducted regional training for local health departments to educate food inspectors....