Kalamaoo County

Environmental Health


Michigan Modified 2009 Food Code

Details the requirements that eating and drinking establishments must meet to safeguard public health. Its regulations are designed to help ensure food is unadulterated and honestly presented when offered to the consumer.
Food safety information and forms for food managers

Person in Charge

Food Safety Manager Knowledge "Person in Charge"
Daily Self-Inspection Form
Food Safety Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)

Employee Health Exclusions & Restrictions

Conditional Employee & Food Employee Interview FDA Form 1-A
Reporting of Big 5 Illnesses FDA Form 1-B
Big 5 Foodborne Illness Poster
Conditional Employee or Food Employee Medical Referral FDA Form 1-C
Food Employee Personal Hygiene
Hand washing

Food Protection

Application for Bare Hand Contact Procedure FDA Form 1-D
Latex Glove Allergies and the Food Industry
Serving Undercooked Food - Consumer Advisory

Temperature Control

Poster - Cooking Temperatures of Food
Thermometer Use and Calibration
Food Cooking Temperatures and Holding Times
Temperature Monitoring Charts
Cooling Form
       Available in English, Spanish and Chinese
Hot Holding Form
       Available in English, Spanish and Chinese
Cold Holding Form
       Available in English, Spanish and Chinese
Time as Health Control
Reheating Food for Hot Holding
Date Marking

Cleaning & Sanitizing

Cleaning and Sanitizing
Equipment Specification Sheet
Sanitizer Monitoring Charts


Anti Choking Poster
Variance Request
Food Safety Streaming Videos
Videos you can watch from your computer on no-bare-contact and "Food Safety Basics for Working Healthy"

Helpful Links:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Food & Drug Administration (FDA) - Food Safety
Michigan Department of Agriculture & Rural Development (MDARD) - Food Safety
United States Department of Agriculture
United States Department of Labor - OSHA: Restaurant Safety eTool
Michigan Restaurant Association
National Restaurant Association
Gateway to Government Food Safety Information
Food Safety and Inspection Service USDA

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