2013 FDA Food Code

2013 FDA Food Code FDA_FoodCode_2013

See how the 2103 FDA Food Code is reflected in the 7th ed. of the ServSafe Manager book.   All changes will be reviewed during upcoming classes.

The Food Code are recommendations from the United States Public Health Service, Food and Drug Administration.   States have the options to adopt and modify these recommendations. The 2013 FDA Food Code represents the most current information available.

The Food Code is a model for safeguarding public health and ensuring food is unadulterated and honestly presented when offered to the consumer. It represents FDA’s best advice for a uniform system of provisions that address the safety and protection of food offered at retail and in food service.  The entire book may be purchased for sale, or can be viewed via the link above

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Massachusetts Food Protection Program Mission Statement

The Massachusetts Food Protection Program, within Bureau of Environmental Health in the Department of Public Health, strives to ensure a safe and wholesome food supply in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The program accomplishes this objective by developing regulations, policies and interpretations; conducting routine inspections; conducting foodborne illness complaint investigations and responding to other food emergency incidents; participating in cooperative food safety inspection programs with other state, federal and local agencies; offering educational programs; and undertaking regulatory enforcement actions such as embargoes, administrative sanctions, and civil or criminal penalties.

Food Safety Publications 


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