Food Protection Program

We ensure a safe and wholesome food supply in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

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305 South St., Jamaica Plain, MA 02130


(617) 983-6770

Who we serve

The Food Protection Program serves Massachusetts by:

  • Developing regulations, policies, and interpretations
  • Conducting routine inspections
  • Conducting foodborne illness complaint investigations and responding to other food emergency incidents
  • Participating in cooperative food safety inspection programs with other state, federal and local agencies
  • Offering educational programs
  • Undertaking regulatory enforcement actions such as embargoes, administrative sanctions, and civil or criminal penalties

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