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The Florida Department of Health works to protect, promote, and improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county, and community efforts.

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Food Hyigene 

Those operations that are under the Department of Health's jurisdiction include food service operations located in institutional settings (such as schools and correctional facilities), civic and fraternal organizations, theaters (that limit their menu to drinks, candy, popcorn, hotdogs, and nachos), bars and lounges that don't prepare food.  Applications are received and inspections are performed to ensure food establishments regulated by the Department of Health are designed, built, equipped and operated in a safe and sanitary manner.

Most Restaurants in our state are regulated by the Department of Business and Professional Regulation.  You can contact them at 850-487-1395.

Most Grocery stores and convenience stores in our state are regulated by the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. You can contact them at 850-245-5520.

None of the state or federal food regulatory agencies allow you to operate a food operation from your home.


Environmental Health - Food Safety and Sanitation