Food Establishments

Inspections are conducted annually at Risk Factor 2, 3 and 4 facilities.  Risk Factor 1 facilities are inspected upon opening and on a complaint basis.  There are over 1200 retail food establishments in Gloucester County.  These inspections include mobile facilities.  Inspections are conducted to determine compliance with N.J.A.C. 7:26-1 et. seq.

New and renovated food establishments are required to submit plans to our Department for approval.  The plans must be to scale and locate all equipment.  Applications may be obtained by calling (856) 218-4170.  Applications are also available by clicking the following link: Applications and Forms.

There are several sites on the internet with information on food safety and food protection.  Type “food safety” in the search engine of your browser for several sites.  You may also utilize the links to site on this page.

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U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA):

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