What Is New In Food and Housing


On November 9, 2016, voters passed Proposition 67, banning retailers from providing single use plastic bags. Many grocery-store shoppers have been surprised at the checkout stands. The County of San Diego, Food and Housing Division encourages you to remember to Clean, Separate and properly Store your reusable bags afer each use. 




TPF Lemongrass Satay and TPF Shrimp Satay (Lot Code 2016) are being recalled as they are susceptible to contamination of Clostridium botulinum (Botulism). Botulism can cause blurred or double vision followed by trouble speaking and swallowing, then progress to muscle weakness starting in the upper body and moving downward, and it can be life threatening.  People experiencing these symptoms who have recently eaten Lemongrass Satay or Shrimp Satay by TPF should seek immediate medical attention. Consumers in possession of these products should not eat them; rather, product should be returned to the place of purchase. To learn more, click HERE.

Multiple Brands of SoyNut Butter and Granola Products recalled due to possible E. coli O157:H7 contamination. Please check your refrigerator and cabinets to avoid potential illness.To learn more, click HERE.




Cottage Food Operations

For more information regarding the Cottage Food Program, click HERE.


Direct Sales Catering

For more information regarding the Direct Sales Catering Program, click HERE.


New HACCP Guidance

Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) Flow Chart: PDF
HACCP Checklist (Local - DEH FHD Review): PDF
HACCP Checklist (State Review): PDF
Specialized Process Questionnaire Form: PDF
Specialized Process Application Form: PDF