Food Protection

Food Safety

Public Health - Idaho North Central District (PH-INCD) and the food industry share responsibility for ensuring that our food supply is safe. Environmental Health provides the following services to ensure a safe food supply:

  • Enforce the State of Idaho Rules Governing Food Safety and Sanitation Standards.
  • Permit and inspect all regulated food establishments.
  • Review plans for new and remodeled food establishments.
  • Conduct food management training classes.
  • Handle food complaints from the public, investigate complaints, and take corrective actions, if needed.

CHANGES TO THE IDAHO FOOD CODE! The State of Idaho has recently updated the Idaho Food Code, and the changes go into effect July 1, 2016. This link contains a document that summarizes the major changes between the new Idaho Food Code and the existing Idaho Food Code.
To view an official copy of the rules, please click here: Idaho Food Code.
View the Summary Comparison of the Updated Idaho Food Code and 2005 Idaho Food Code.

Food Protection Resources

Public Health - Idaho North Central District
215 10th Street
Lewiston, ID 83501

Phone: (208) 799-3100
Fax: (208) 799-0349

Idaho Careline: 211

EPI ISSUES: 1-800-632-8000
For medical emergencies dial: 911.


All information is general in nature and is not intended to be used as a substitute for appropriate professional advice.

For more information please call (208) 799-3100 or Idaho Careline: 211.

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