Food Safety

About

Food-borne Illnesses

Parasitic

Bacteria

Toxins

  • Botulism CDC  
  • Ciguatera (Harmful Algae Blooms (HABs)) CDC   FAQ's
  • Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning (Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning, Ciguatera) CDC  
  • Scombroid CDC  
  • Staphylococcal Food Poisoning , Enterotoxin - B Poisoning (Staph Food Poisoning) CDC  

Viral

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About

Food-borne Illnesses

Parasitic

Bacteria

Toxins

  • Botulism CDC  
  • Ciguatera (Harmful Algae Blooms (HABs)) CDC   FAQ's
  • Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning (Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning, Ciguatera) CDC  
  • Scombroid CDC  
  • Staphylococcal Food Poisoning , Enterotoxin - B Poisoning (Staph Food Poisoning) CDC  

Viral

What we license

Programs

Publications

Regulations

Partners

Report a Food Poisoning

  • Online
  • By phone: 401-222-2749
  • After-Hours Emergency Number: 401-276-8046

Contact

Ernest Julian
Chief

Food Protection, Center for

Mission

To protect and promote public health and prevent disease by assuring the safety and quality of the food supply.

What we do

  • Develop food safety regulations and policies
  • Certify food safety managers
  • Inspect, review plans, and license retail food establishments (restaurants, markets, schools, food trucks) and wholesale food facilities (manufacturers, processors, dairies, shellfish)
  • Provide 24-hour emergency coverage for fires, accidents, and natural disasters that involve food products
  • Investigate illness complaints and foodborne disease outbreaks
  • Deliver education and outreach opportunities to the Rhode Island food service community

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