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Food inspectors making the rounds at the State Fair

Posted at 5:39 PM, Aug 26, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-26 19:53:32-04

PUEBLO — Safety is top of mind for food inspectors at the Colorado State Fair. Workers with the Pueblo Department of Public Health and Environment head out every morning during the fair to check all food vendors for proper food storage, handling and cooking.

Inspector Josh Gallegos says it's an extremely important job, "this is absolutely important because we have a high amount of people who come to the State Fair and we want to make sure everyone who comes in here is safe and know that they can enjoy food."

The Health Department says they average about 70 inspections each day. They have found just a handful of minor violations this year and say each was corrected immediately.