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How to Become a Restaurant Health Inspector

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Restaurant health inspectors examine restaurants and other eateries to make sure the establishments are clean and free of pests and rodents. Inspectors check food storage temperatures and watch to ensure the employees wash their hands and secure hair while working around food. In serious cases of food storage violations or pest infestation, inspectors may order a restaurant to temporarily close while correcting the violations.

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Devra Gartenstein is an omnivore who has published several vegan cookbooks. She has owned and run small food businesses for 30 years.

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