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    Algae Blooms

    Algae blooms that form in freshwater and can produce toxins harmful to people and animals are called harmful algae blooms.

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    Food Safety

    The Massachusetts Food Protection Program strives to ensure a safe and wholesome food supply in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

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    Look up water quality information about Massachusetts beaches here.

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    Correctional Facility Inspection Reports

    Correctional facility inspection reports can be found here.

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    Lead and Your Child's Health

    Most of the lead poisoning in Massachusetts comes from lead paint dust in older homes. Many homes built before 1978 have lead paint on the inside and outside of the building.

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