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Foodborne Illness Prevention
Oregon is updating its Food Sanitation Rules!

The Oregon Public Health Division Foodborne Illness Prevention Program has adopted the 2009 FDA Food Code, with an effective date of September 4, 2012.

If you have any questions about the rules or the workgroup process, please contact the Foodborne Illness Prevention Program at (971) 673-0451.

Go to our Food Code Adoption webpage for handouts for operators and more information.


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New Temporary Restaurant Rules
The Oregon Health Authority, Public Health Division has amended the administrative rules in Chapter 333, Divisions 12 and 157. The rules implement the provisions of House Bill 2868, passed during the 2011 Oregon legislative session, which changes the licensing model for temporary restaurant facilities.
House Bill 2868 was a collaborative effort of the temporary restaurant industry and state and local regulatory officials to improve the licensing model by reducing the costs of operating temporary restaurants by industry but still allowing regulatory officials to ensure adequate public health protection.
View the new documents on our Temporary Restaurant Page. 

Common Questions

Call your local county Environmental Health Office with questions about licensure, food handler card classes and concerns/complaints about licensed restaurants in your area. Find your county information.

Recall and Alert Information 

The Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA) is responsible for coordinating response to recalls throughout Oregon at the retail level.  See links below for recall and alert info for products and outbreaks at the federal and state level. 

Foodborne Illness Outbreak Database 
This database provides summaries of significant food and water related outbreaks occurring since 1984 caused by E. coli, Salmonella, Hepatitis A, Campylobacter and other pathogens.