Food Safety

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​​Dairy

Dairy Processing Program: OSU Extension

Oregon State University dairy processing program

FDA Milk Guidance Documents and Regulatory Information

FDA milk guidance and regulations

Frozen Dairy Desserts Regulation

Code of Federal Regulations Title 21

Interstate Milk Shipper's List

Interstate Milk Shipper's List

​​Eggs

Eggs: Laws and Regulations

State egg laws and regulations

Shell Egg Producer Information

Brief summary that will assist egg producers in understanding the rules and regulations for shell eggs. Shell egg producer information

Shell Egg Retail Information

Brief summary that will assist egg retailers in understanding the rules and regulations for shell eggs. Shell egg retail information

​​Employee health, hygiene and knowledge​

Bad Bug Book, FDA

The Bad Bug Book, Handbook of Foodborne Pathogenic Microorganisms and Natural Toxins Bad bug book

Big Five Organisms

Norovirus, Hepatitis A Virus, Salmonella Typhi, Shigella SPP., and E. Coli 0157:H7 Big five organisms

Demonstration of Knowledge

Information and examples of demonstration of knowledge required by the retail food code Demonstration of Knowledge

Employee Health and Personal Hygiene Handbook

FDA's Employee Health and Personal Hygiene Handbook

Employee Illness Policy

Employee illness policies required by the retail food code Employee illness policy

Food Employee Interview

Food employee interview form

Food Employee Reporting Agreement

Food employee illness reporting agreement

Manager Certification

Certificates that will meet the food protection manager requirements in the retail food code. Manager certification

No Bare Hand Contact

No bare hand contact required by the retail food code No bare hand contact

Proper Glove Use

Proper glove use information from the retail food code Proper glove use

Food time and temperature

Cooking Temperature Log Template

Cooking temperature log template

Cooler Temperature Log Template

Cooler log template for multiple coolers

Cooler Temperature Log Template for a Single Cooler

Cooler log template for a single cooler

Cut Leafy Greens

Cut leafy greens temperature control requirements in the retail food code Cut leafy greens

Cut Tomatoes

Cut tomatoes temperature control requirements in the retail food code Cut tomatoes

Date Marking Poster

Date marking poster for keeping prepared foods safe as required by the retail food code Date Marking Poster

Hot and Cold Holding Temperatures

Hot and cold holding temperature guidelines

Non-Continuous Cooking of Raw Animal Foods

Retail food code requirements for non-continuous cooking of raw animal foods Partially cooking raw animal foods in advance

Probe Thermometers

Probe thermometers

Procedures for Stem Thermometer Testing

Ice Point Method for Stem Thermometer Testing Stem Thermometer Testing Procedure

Receiving Temperature Log Template

Receiving temperature log template

Safe Cooking Temperatures

Safe cooking temperatures

Storing Raw Animal Foods in the Freezer

Retail food code requirements for storing raw animal foods in the freezer Proper freezer storage for raw animal foods

Time and Temperature Control for Safety Foods: Job Aid

Determine if a food is considered a time/temperature control for safety food Time and temperature control for safety foods: Job aid

Time as a Public Health Control Log Template

Time as a control log template

Time as a Public Health Control Template

Time as a public health control- template for written procedure as required by the retail food code Time as a public health control template

​​Labeling, allergens and approved source

Allergens

Retail food code requirements for demonstrating knowledge of major food allergens Allergens

Boiled Water Advisory Information

Boiled Water Advisory Information from CDC Boiled water information from CDC

Consumer Advisory

Consumer advisory information required by the retail food code Consumer advisory

Guidance for Industry: Questions and Answers Regarding Food Allergens, including the Food Allergen Labeling and Consumer Protection Act of 2004

FDA guidance food allergens

Guidance for Industry: Trans Fatty Acids in Nutrition Labeling, Nutrient Content Claims, Health Claims; Small Entity Compliance Guide

FDA guidance trans fatty acids

Labeling Exemption Guidance for Small Food Businesses

U.S. Food & Drug Administration Small Business Nutrition Labeling Exemption

Labeling Guide, FDA

FDA Food Labeling Guide

Labeling Information - English

Summary of labeling requirements for processed foods Labeling requirements- English

Labeling Information - Spanish

Summary of labeling requirements for processed foods Labeling requirements- Spanish

Labeling—FDA defines gluten free food

Gluten-free labeling of foods

Pickling and Fermentation in Retail Food Establishments

Pickling and fermentation in retail food establishments

What you need to know about manufacturing and labeling pet food and treats

Labeling pet food and treats

Wild Mushroom Buyer Verification

Wild mushroom buyer verification

Wild Mushrooms

Retail food code requirements for wild mushrooms Wild mushrooms

 Laws and regulations​

Domestic Home Kitchens: Laws and Regulations

Federal and state domestic home kitchen laws and regulations

Eggs: Laws and Regulations

State egg laws and regulations

Food Processing & Warehousing: Laws and Regulations

Federal and state food processing and warehousing laws and regulations

Non-alcoholic Beverages: Laws and Regulations

State non-alcoholic beverage laws and regulations

Outdoor Beverage Dispensing

Outdoor beverage dispensing regulations

Outdoor Cooking

Food code requirements for outdoor cooking Outdoor cooking

Pet Food: Laws and Regulations

State pet food laws and regulations

Plastic Straws in Food Establishments

Complying with the plastic straws regulation

Refrigerated Lockers: Laws and Regulations

State refrigerated locker laws and regulations

Retail Food: Laws and Regulations

State laws and regulations for retail food establishments including the ODA Food Code Retail Food: Laws and Regulations

Licensing​

Cannabis & Food Safety Information

Information on food safety licenses and cannabis. Cannabis and food safety license handout

Combination Facilities and Food Safety (2016)

Overview of the MOU accepted by the ODA and OHA through the County Health Department and applicable to combination facilities. Combination facilities information

Contractors and Food Safety

Oregon Construction Contractors Board and Oregon Department of Agriculture A critical partnership to prevent foodborne illness and to comply with sanitation requirements

Food Safety License Fee Schedule

Food Safety License Fee Schedule

Land Use Compatibility Statement (LUCS) form

Land use compatibility

Memorandum of Understanding ODA/OHA 2016

MOU: ODA/OHA

OAR 660-031-0026: Compliance and Compatibility Review Procedures for Class A and B Permits

OAR 660-031-0026: Land conservation and development

Oregon Health Authority Drinking Water Services

Oregon drinking water services

Oregon Labs For Drinking Water and Public Testing

ORELAP accredited Oregon laboratories that test drinking water and accept samples from the public. Oregon Health Authority Oregon labs directory

Oregon Local Health Department Directory

Contact information for each local county health department in Oregon. Local Health Department Directory

Registering your Business Name in the State of Oregon

Registering your business name

Retail Food Establishment Pre-Opening Checklist

Pre-opening checklist for new or newly remodeled retail food establishments Retail pre-opening checklist

USDA Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

USDA's SNAP Program formerly known as food stamps USDA's snap program

Water quality permits from DEQ

The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality requires facilities to have a water quality permit for discharges to state waters or to the ground. Water quality permits from DEQ

​​​​​​Meat

Assistance Network for Niche Processors

Tools and information for small meat processors

Best Practices Guide to Open Air Poultry Slaughter (OSU)

Open air poultry slaughter best practices

Chicken from Farm to Table

USDA chicken information

Guidance for Determining if a Poultry Processing or Slaughter Operation is Exempt

USDA guidance on poultry processing exemption

Meat Regulation, poultry exemption regulations

OAR 603-028-0710: Poultry Slaughter Exemptions

Oregon State University (OSU) Poultry Management for Small Farms

OSU poultry management for small farms

Poultry Product Inspection Act

Poultry Products Inspection Act

Rabbit and Poultry Slaughter Construction

Information for construction and operation of a rabbit/poultry slaughtering and processing establishment Rabbit and Poultry Slaughter Construction

USDA Federal Grant of Inspection Guide

Federal Grant of Inspection Guide

USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service

USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service

USDA Inspection for Food Safety: The Basics

USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS)

USDA Licensing Information

USDA Federal Grant of Inspection Guide

What you need to know about manufacturing and labeling pet food and treats

Labeling pet food and treats

Plan review

Food Establishment Plan Review Application

Plan review application can be submitted by a business along with their plans. Food establishment plan review

Food Safety Plan Review Requirements-English

Plan review requirements

Food Safety Plan Review Requirements-Spanish

Plan de Revisión de Requerimientos

Pest Control Plans

Retail food code requirement for pest control plans Pest control plans

Processors, warehouses and domestic kitchens

Acidified Foods Step by Step Guide

Acidified foods step by step

Approximate pH of Foods and Food Products

Approximate pH of common foods

Better Process Control School - New Mexico State University

New Mexico State University training for Acidified and Low Acid Canned Food Processors Better Process Control School New Mexico

Better Process Control School - North Carolina State online

North Carolina State Online Training for Acidified Food Processors Better Process Control School North Carolina State

Better Process Control School - Oregon State University

OSU Food Science and Technology Extension Training for Acidified and Low Acid Canned Food Processors OSU Extension Trainings

Better Process Control School - University of Tennessee online

University of Tennessee training for Acidified and Low Acid Canned Food Processors Better Process Control School University of Tennessee

Better Process Control School - Washington State University Extension

Training for Acidified and Low Acid Canned Food Processors Better Process Control School WSU Extension

Domestic Home Kitchens: Laws and Regulations

Federal and state domestic home kitchen laws and regulations

Domestic Kitchen License Information - English

Requirements for domestic kitchens - English

Domestic Kitchen License Information - Spanish

Requirements for domestic kitchens - Spanish

Fish and Fishery Products Step by Step Guide

Fish and fishery products step by step

Food Processing & Warehousing: Laws and Regulations

Federal and state food processing and warehousing laws and regulations

Food Security Preventive Measures Guidance

Guidance for Industry: Food Producers, Processors, and Transporters: Food Security Preventive Measures Guidance FDA Food security preventive measures

Guidance for Commercial Processors of Acidified & Low-Acid Canned Foods

FDA guidance for acidified and low-acid canned foods

Guidance for Industry: Questions and Answers Regarding Food Allergens, including the Food Allergen Labeling and Consumer Protection Act of 2004

FDA guidance food allergens

Guidance for Industry: Trans Fatty Acids in Nutrition Labeling, Nutrient Content Claims, Health Claims; Small Entity Compliance Guide

FDA guidance trans fatty acids

HACCP Online Training Course

HACCP Online Training Course

Honey Processors Exemption Form

Honey Processors Exemption Form

Juice HACCP, FDA

Juice HACCP

Nut Handling & Processing for Confectioners & Small Nut Roasters

Nut handling and processing

Nutrition Facts Label

FDA's industry resources on the changes to the nutrition facts label New nutrition facts label

Recall Plans for Small Firms

Information on developing recalls plans for small firms Recall plans

Registration of Food Facilities

Food facility registration with FDA

Seafood HACCP - Is it required?

Seafood HACCP - Is it required?

Seafood HACCP FDA Resources

Seafood HACCP FDA resources

Value Added Food Product Development, OSU

Value added food product development

​​​Service animals and pet dogs

Frequently Asked Questions about Service Animals and the ADA

FAQs about service animals

Pet Dogs in Outdoor Designated Seating Areas

Retail food code requirements for pet dogs and outdoor seating Pet dogs and outdoor seating

Service Animals ORS 659A.143

Unlawful Discrimination in Employment, Public Accommodations and Real Property Transactions ORS 659A.143: Service animals

Shellfish​​

Biotoxin Data for Oregon Crab

Current biotoxin data for crab

Biotoxin Data for Oregon Mussels and Clams

Current biotoxin data for mussels and clams

For Consumers: Molluscan Shellfish Safe Handling, Storage and Cooking Practices

Safe Handling of Molluscan Shellfish from SeaGrant, University of Connecticut, and Connecticut Department of Agriculture. Molluscan shellfish safety brochure

HACCP Online Training Course

HACCP Online Training Course

Interstate Certified Shellfish Shippers List (ICSSL)

Interstate Certified Shellfish Shippers List

Map of classified shellfish harvest and growing areas

Map of classified shellfish harvest and growing areas

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Information about harmful algae

National Shellfish Sanitation Program (NSSP)

National Shellfish Sanitation Program

Northwest Fisheries Science Center

Harmful algae and their toxins

OAR 603 Division 100: Shellfish Sanitation

Rules relating to Shellfish Sanitation Oregon administrative rules: Shellfish sanitation

OAR 603 Division 82: Oyster, clam and mussel leases

Rules relating to Shellfish Plat Leasing OAR 603 Division 82: Oyster, clam and mussel leases

ODA Shellfish Dealers

ODA Shellfish Dealers

Oregon Coast softshell clam advisory

The Oregon Health Authority has issued an advisory for softshell clams along the entire Oregon Coast because they may contain high levels of naturally occurring arsenic. Softshell clam advisory

Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODF&W) Commercial Fishing Licenses

ODF&W commercial fishing licenses webpage

Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) Offices

ODF&W agency office contacts webpage

Oregon recreational shellfish closure map

Click the link below to view a map of the Oregon coastline. Areas in green are open and areas in red are closed to recreational shellfish harvesting. Oregon recreational shellfish closure map

Procedures for Stem Thermometer Testing

Ice Point Method for Stem Thermometer Testing Stem Thermometer Testing Procedure

Razor clam harvesting information

Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife
Recreational razor clam information

Recreational Shellfish Regulations

Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife
Recreational shellfish regulations

Seafood HACCP - Is it required?

Seafood HACCP - Is it required?

Shellfish Coast Map

Classified Commercial Shellfish Growing Areas in Oregon Oregon Commercial Shellfish Areas

Shellfish Harvest or Original Dealer Purchase Record

Editable Word document Harvest or Original Dealer Purchase Record

Shellfish Harvest Sanitation Record Combined

Editable Word document Harvest Sanitation Record Combined

Shellfish Harvesters and Growers Information

ODA Shellfish Sanitation Program- Commercial Harvesters and Growers Licensing and Operating Information Harvesters and Growers Information

Shellfish Law - ORS Chapter 622

ORS Chapter 622

Shellfish Lease Flowchart

Shellfish plat lease process flowchart Shellfish plat lease process flowchart

Shellfish news from ODA

ODA news blog with information on recreational shellfish beach closures in the State of Oregon. ODA news blog

Shellfish plat application

Shellfish plat application for state-owned estuary lands Shellfish plat application

Shellfish plat application instructions

Plat application instructions

Shellfish plat production annual report (2019)

Annual shellfish plat production report as of February 20, 2020. Shellfish plat production report

Shellfish Purchase Record

Editable Word document Shellfish Purchase Record

Shellfish Regulation - OAR 603-100

OAR 603-100 Shellfish Sanitation

Shellfish Sanitation Monitoring Checklist

Editable Word document Sanitation Monitoring Checklist

Shellfish Tags

Examples of Dealer's and Harvester's Tags Example Shellfish Tags

Shellfish Thermometer Record

Monthly/Weekly Thermometer Accuracy Record, editable Word document Shellfish Thermometer Record

Shellfish: Laws and Regulations

State shellfish laws and regulations

Shellstock Shipping Record

Editable Word document Shellstock Shipping Record

Shellstock Storage Record

Editable Word document Shellstock Storage Record

What are Shellfish Biotoxin Closures

Causes for Closures

Variances and retail HACCP

Cook-Chill and Sous Vide

Cook-chill and sous vide HACCP requirements in the retail food code Cook-Chill and Sous Vide Requires HACCP

Reduced Oxygen Packaging (ROP) HACCP Only Packet

Packet for ROP foods that only require HACCP under the retail food code Reduced Oxygen Packaging (ROP) HACCP Only Packet

Reduced Oxygen Packaging Without a Variance

ROP without a variance requires HACCP under the retail food code Reduced Oxygen Packaging Without a Variance Requires HACCP

Retail Variance and HACCP Guidance

Retail food code variance and HACCP guidance Retail Variance and HACCP Guidance

Sprouting Seeds or Beans

Retail food code requirements for sprouting seeds or beans Sprouting seeds or beans

Variance Application

Editable Word document Retail food code variance application Variance application

Variance Packet for Cured Time Temperature Control for Safety (TCS) Food

Variance packet for cured TCS food under the retail food code Variance packet for cured TCS food

Variance Packet for Reduced Oxygen Packaged (ROP) and Cured Food

Variance packet for ROP, cured time/temperature control for safety food under the retail food code Variance packet for ROP, cured time/temperature control for safety food

Variances

Retail food code requirement for variances Variances

​​​What can I do without a license?​​​​

Farm Direct FAQ

Farm Direct FAQ

Farm direct marketing agricultural products

Farm direct marketing for agricultural products

Farm direct marketing for producer-processed products

Farm direct marketing for producer-processed products

Farm Direct Poultry Law Guidance

Poultry exemptions

Farm Direct Rules (603-025-0215 to 603-025-0275)

Farm Direct Rules (603-025-0215 to 603-025-0275)

Honey Processors Exemption Form

Honey Processors Exemption Form

Meat Regulation, poultry exemption regulations

OAR 603-028-0710: Poultry Slaughter Exemptions

OSU Farm Direct, Producer Processed Products - English

Oregon's Farm Direct Marketing Law: Producer-processed value added products A guide for farmers and market managers

OSU, Farm Direct, Producer Processed Products - Spanish

La Ley de Oregon Sobre la Venta Directa de la Granja: Productos de Valor Agregado Procesados por Productores Una guía para granjeros y gerentes de mercados

Retail Food: Laws and Regulations

State laws and regulations for retail food establishments including the ODA Food Code Retail Food: Laws and Regulations

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