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Oregon Legislature Considers Bill That Cracks Down On Food-Safety Permits

An Oregon legislative committee will consider a bill that would allow the state to shut down the more than 600 food-related establishments operating without permits.

Posted: Jan. 22, 2019 3:51 AM

SALEM, Ore. (AP) - An Oregon legislative committee will consider a bill that would allow the state to shut down the more than 600 food-related establishments operating without permits.

House Bill 2060 would allow the Oregon Department of Agriculture, which licenses and inspects non-restaurant food establishments, to condemn or close operations that refuse to get food-safety permits or let them expire.

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