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REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP) for Technical Services For New Food Service Facilities Single Use Materials Reduction Program. Marin County Environmental Health Services (EHS) is seeking assistance with the development of draft language for a single use plastics reduction ordinance and coordination of education/outreach and enforcement.

California Good Samaritan Act:  New law that promotes and clarifies food donations from food facilities and the public.

Food Donation and Food Insecurity

Notice on FDA Order Pertaining to Partially Hydrogenated Oils (PHOs)

As of June 18, 2018, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) order pertaining to foods containing partially hydrogenated oils (PHO) will be effective and enforced. Marin County Department of Environmental Health is notifying all the retail food facilities covered by this order of their compliance obligations. Please refer to the link below for more information regarding your responsibilities as a food facility owner/operator to ensure no foods containing PHOs are offered.

- Notice on (PHOs) Partially Hydrogenated Oils

AB 2524: New Law that allows caterers to operate at a host facility and sell direct to public.

Catering Operations and Host Facilities:

The mission of Marin County Environmental Health Services is to protect public health and the well-being of all Marin County residents, workers, and visitors by preventing injury and the spread of disease. We identify potentially dangerous and unhealthy situations and promote sound environmental health practices through education and the enforcement of public health statutes and regulations. Please see Contact Us for our location and business hours.
Office Hours:
EHS Customer Service Counter and Telephone Service Hours are Monday – Thursday 8:00 am – 4:00 pm.
There will not be any general customer service on Fridays.
Please call EHS staff directly or make an appointment.