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We are here to serve the citizens of Shelby County by protecting and improving the health of the community, and preventing disease by providing surveillance, education and service programs.

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202 West Poplar Street
Sidney, OH 45365
937-498-7249
Fax: 937-498-7013

Email: sschd@shelbycountyhealthdept.org

Hours: Monday-Friday
7:30 am – 4:00 pm
Emergency After Hours
Number: 937-498-1111

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Food Service/Retail Food Establishments

Sidney-Shelby County Health Department Food Service - Retail Food EstablishmentsOur office licenses and inspects all businesses involved in retail food sales in Shelby County. These businesses include restaurants, groceries, schools, carry-outs, food booths at festivals, vending machines, food trailers, and retail stores. We investigate complaints and possible foodborne disease outbreaks. The Uniform Retail Ohio Food Safety Code is based on the FDA Model Food Code. This is continually updated to reflect changes in the Model Food Code.

Power out?  What to do with refrigerated and frozen foods during a power outage.

Free FDA Food Defense Course online.

Rules
2013 Uniform Retail Ohio Food Code (3717-1 OAC)
2009 Cottage Food Rules

Forms
Food Service Operation/Retail Food Establishment Application
Temporary Food Service Operation/Retail Food Establishment Packet
Facility & Equipment Review Guideline and Application


Technical Information
Starting a Food Business
Allergen Poster for Restaurants (English)
Allergen Poster for Restaurants (Spanish)
Cheese Exempt from Date Marking
Daily Self-Assessment Checklist for Food Security
Example Food Label
Cottage Food/Home Bakery Fact Sheet
Farmer's Market Fact Sheet
Farm Market Fact Sheet
Mobile FSO and RFE Questions and Answers
Summary Chart for Minimum Cooking Food Temperatures
Welcoming Guests: Training Employees about Food Allergies
Welcoming Guests: Training Employees about Food Allergies (Spanish)

 

Helpful Links
2014 Food Safety Newsletter
Boil Advisory Information: ODH/alerts advisories/interruption of water supply 
and CDC/healthy water/emergency/drinking-water-advisory-communication-toolbox
CDC- FoodNet 
Resource Fact Sheets for the Following: Clean-up Procedures for Vomit/Fecal Accidents, Food Safety after a Fire, Nitrates and Food Safety, Potable Water Interruptions, Power Outages in Food Service Operations and Reopening a FSO or RFE after a Flood
FDA Food Page
FDA Model Food Code
Fight Bac!
Food Marketing Institute
Food Safety .gov
Is That Food Still Good? Still Tasty.com
National Restaurant Association
Ohio Department of Agriculture- Food Safety
Ohio Fish Consumption Advisory
ServSafe-Food Safety Certification Course
USDA Food Safety & Consumer Information