FOOD SAFETY AND LABORATORY SERVICES
Keeping Pennsylvania Growing means safe food and safe dining experiences. The Bureau of Food Safety and Laboratory Services plays a critical role in protecting Pennsylvanians and our visitors by regulating the tens of thousands of eating and drinking establishments, retail food stores, and food manufacturers found across the state to ensure compliance with food safety laws. Across Pennsylvania the Bureau of Food Safety and Laboratory Services touches the lives of citizens from the farm to the fork, this includes services such as Good Agricultural Practices audits on farms, commodity inspections in processing facilities, and milk inspection services across the state.
Explore EatSafePA.com to learn more about standards for food safety, various programs and licensing or to search our easy-to-use food safety inspection database to learn how the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture is working hard each day to ensure you can eat safe in Pennsylvania.
Understanding that food safety begins with informed choices, the Bureau's electronic reporting program provides consumers with real-time access to inspection reports for eating and drinking and retail food facilities from across the state. Visit 'Food Safety Inspection Results' for more information.
AVIAN INFLUEnZA and FOOD SAFETY
For information on Avian Influenza please visit USDA at:http://www.usda.gov/wps/portal/usda/usdahome?contentidonly=true&contentid=avian_influenza.html
CONSUMER FOOD SAFETY INFORMATION
For questions regarding food safety, call toll free at 1-866-366-3723 or contact your local PDA Regional Office. PDA Regional Food Safety Offices
To file an electronic complaint click here.
If a Retail Food Facility is located in a Local Health Department jurisdiction, please contact that jurisdiction directly to file a complaint. Local Health Departments.pdf
Retail Food Safety Inspection Reports
Inspection reports of PDA inspected facilities is available under "Food Safety Inspection Reports"
LOCAL HEALTH DEPARTMENTS
If a Retail Food Facility is or will be located in a Local Health Department jurisdiction, please contact that jurisdiction directly to apply for a Retail Food License.
Local Health Departments.pdf