Six food establishments closed for not paying, renewing permits

In the past four months, the Champaign-Urbana Public Health District shut down seven restaurantsbecause of issues that put customers at risk.

But it also shut down six food establishments because owners or managers did not pay health permit fees or submit a permit application. One restaurant is still closed.

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How to file a restaurant complaint

Restaurant goers in Champaign County can call the Champaign Urbana Public Health District at (217) 373-7900 to file a complaint against the business if it’s located in the twin cities, or (217) 363-3269 if it’s in the county.

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Restaurant App

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Check out this new mobile-friendly tool that allows you to see the health inspection scores of all the restaurants inspected in Champaign County.

The photo illustration shows examples of health inspection compliance posters required to be prominently displayed in food establishments within the Champaign-Urbana city limits. The posters indicate to the public the results of the latest health inspection. The Champaign County Board again struck down the proposal in a 14-5 vote to expand the mandate throughout the county this week.

County opposition to placards grows stronger

Claire Everett/ — The Champaign County Board is continuing its opposition to the mandatory posting of health inspection placards for county food establishments outside the cities of Urbana and Champaign.

The most recent vote against mandatory posting was by a much greater margin this week, with 14 members opposing and 5 supporting.