The purpose of Food Safety Inspections per the Missouri Food Code is to “safeguard public health and provide to consumers FOOD that is safe, unadulterated, and honestly presented.”
The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services contracts with the Cooper County Public Health Center to “conduct inspections of regulated facilities/providers.” Including food service providers. Facilities to be inspected include, but are not limited to, school cafeterias, restaurants, temporary food stands, retail groceries, and food processors.
Inspections will be conducted as follows:
- Low priority once per year
- Medium priority twice per year
- High priority three times per year