Food Facilities

Monitoring

The food safety program monitors all retail food facilities in Mariposa County to ensure a safe and wholesome food supply for the public. Food facilities include restaurants, markets, bakeries, liquor stores, bars, bed and breakfasts, food service vehicles and carts, and food service operations at fairs, festivals, and other special events.

Functions

  • Educate food facility owners and operators about food safety in their facilities.
  • Inspect facilities for sanitation and food safety where food is eaten, processed, sold, or stored.
  • Investigate complaints of suspected foodborne illness, unsanitary conditions, and other problems affecting food safety.
  • Review plans for new construction or remodel of food facilities and inspect for proper construction.
  • Initiate and monitor corrective actions to ensure food safety at regulated facilities.