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If you live in Branford, East Haven, or North Branford, the East Shore District Health Department (ESDHD) is your local health department. ESDHD provides essential public health services such as Building Approvals, Septic System Permits, and Food Service Permits to a population of over 70,000 residents. We are committed to improving the health and well being of our residents through public health programs that promote wellness, prevent and control disease, and provide education about healthy lifestyles.

East Shore District Health Department will be hosting FDA Food Code Classes

THE CONNECTICUT FOOD CODE IS CHANGING AS OF JULY 1, 2018! the East Shore District Health Department (ESDHD) will be hosting FDA Food Code Classes in our district.

ESDHD invites all our partners in the food service business to attend. We will be discussing how the Connecticut's adoption of the FDA food code will impact your business. Information will be given and there will be a short question and answer period.

ATTENDANCE IS STRONGLY RECOMMENDED!

CT Adopts FDA Food Code as the new CT Food Regulations for 2018

To CT Retail Food Operators:
This year Connecticut legislators passed a bill that directs the Connecticut Department of Public Health to adopt the FDA Food Code no later than July 1, 2018. Implementation of Public Act 17-93 brings many changes with it and since this will be a major change for both operators and regulators, it is important to understand what the changes are and when they will take effect. The following are some of the most commonly asked questions about the new code with answers provided by the Connecticut Department of Public Health Food Protection Program staff.

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If you have any questions about health, healthcare, nutrition, the environment and how it affects your health, etc...

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The health educators of the East Shore District Health Department are here to help. We want to ensure you receive credible health information, answer your questions and connect you to local resources!

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