Food Establishment Program

The Hamilton County Health Department currently permits and inspects over 1,400 food service, food store, Mobile and Annual Temporary establishments operating within the county. Special events include over 300 additional single/multi day vendors requiring permits and inspections.  Unannounced inspections are completed regularly and the frequency of inspections is based on a hazard risk assessment as determined by the inspector. Inspections of restaurants are public information 10 days after an inspection is completed. Food Safety Training is also provided by the Health Department and is available to food establishments upon request.

Food Recalls



Food recalls and advisories affecting Indiana the are issued by manufacturers with guidance from the USDA which regulates meat and poultry, or the FDA which regulates all other products.

If you would like to receive FDA Drug and Medical Device Recall Notifications or access archived recalls and advisories from the FDA, you may do so by clicking on FDA Food Recalls. If you would like to access archived recalls and advisories from the USDA, you may do so by clicking on USDA Recalls and Public Health Alerts.

Local Information:


Strawberry Recall Press Release 11_16_16