According to the guidelines set down by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA), Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, and the Missouri Department of Agriculture, there are certain rules and regulations Food Service Providers must follow when dispensing consumable goods to the general public. The Cooper County Public Health Center works in close collaboration with these and other agencies to explain these laws and regulations as clearly and concisely as possible.
We invite you to please take some time to read up on the materials we have prepared then contact us to get an in-depth explanation from our experts:
Farmers Market Guidelines
Cooper County Food Handling/Safety Classes
Guidelines for Temporary Food Events
Educational Videos for Resources Retail Food Employees
In an effort to enhance retail food safety, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released three video testimonials to educate retail and foodservice employees on the possible, dire consequences of poor preparation practices and provide tips to prevent foodborne illness. The videos support the FDA’s Retail Food Safety Initiative, which seeks to strengthen the retail and foodservice industry’s active managerial control of foodborne illness risk factors.