But what does "good" really mean, when it comes to food safety?
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But what does "good" really mean, when it comes to food safety?
Credit: Courtesy of Public Health – Seattle & King County

Why are those food safety posters smiling at me?

You might have seen the green and white food safety posters inside one of your favorite restaurants. But what do they mean?

Food inspectors rate local restaurants using one of four emojis. A SoundQs listener wanted to know more about them.

The listener asked, “Recently my favorite Korean BBQ joint received a merely 'Good' rating — should I be worried?”

We dive into the world of food safety on this week's SoundQs episode with help from reporter Ruby de Luna.

Listen to the episode by clicking the play button above or on your favorite podcast app. SoundQs is a weekly podcast where our KUOW reporters tackle questions submitted by our listeners.

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