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Hawai‘i Division of Well being Approves Reopening ofPaʻalaʻa Kai Bakery in Waialua, Oʻahu

Posted on Aug 8, 2023 in Newsroom

HONOLULU – The Hawai‘i State Division of Well being (DOH) Meals Security Department issued Paʻalaʻa Kai Bakery a inexperienced placard and accredited its reopening after a follow-up inspection discovered that every one vital meals security violations have been corrected.

Paʻalaʻa Kai Bakery is situated at 66-945 Kaukonahua Rd. in Waialua.  The bakery had acquired a purple placard on August 3, 2023, and was instantly closed. A follow-up inspection was performed on August 8 and located that every one violations have been resolved.

Paʻalaʻa Kai Bakery was suggested to proceed correctly chilly holding doubtlessly hazardous meals, correctly quickly cool doubtlessly hazardous meals, label doubtlessly hazardous meals with correct discard date and time labels, and to have an authorized meals handler current always whereas in operation.

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The Hawai‘i State Division of Well being (DOH)’s Meals Security Department protects and promotes the well being of Hawai‘i residents and guests by means of training of meals business employees and regulation of meals institutions statewide. The department conducts routine well being inspections of meals institutions the place meals merchandise are ready, manufactured, distributed, or bought.

The department additionally investigates the sources of meals borne diseases and potential adulteration; and is charged with mitigating the consequences of those incidents to forestall any future occurrences. The Division of Well being’s meals security specialists attempt to work with enterprise homeowners, meals service employees, and the meals business to make sure protected meals preparation practices and sanitary situations.    

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