Food Service Establishments
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Licensing and Inspection
The Public Health and Environmental Services Department licenses and inspects food service establishments. The regulations are outlined in the Anoka County Food Ordinance and the Minnesota Food Code Opens a New Window. . Grocery stores, convenience stores, bakeries, meat processing, and candy-making businesses are regulated by the Minnesota Department of Agriculture Opens a New Window. .
In Case of Emergency
If your food service establishment experiences an emergency, please contact Anoka County Environmental Services. Other resources to help you deal with emergencies:
- Emergency Handbook for Food Managers – Includes information regarding power outages, flood, sewage back-up, water service disruption or contamination, maintaining food safety in a disaster and cleaning up after a disaster. Includes discard / salvage guidelines. Click here for a food protection self-audit.
- Food Safety in Emergencies
If you suspect you have become ill from food, call the department. You can also report through the Minnesota Department of Health Food Borne Illness Hotline at 1-877-FOOD-ILL (1-877-366-3455).