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Why does Florida use pass/fail for health inspections, not actual grades?

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After a local news outlet reported seven Tampa Bay-area Publix grocery stores failed health inspections, the Department of Agriculture pulled all pass/fail grades and inspections from the online database. “I believe that the pass/fail system is unclear because if it’s a failure, why is it still open?” Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam explained to WFTS-TV. Which raises the question: Why is the state using a pass/fail instead of a simple grading system? Most regions use either a letter or number grade for…

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