What’s New in Food and Housing

If you have questions regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19) please contact:

Call 2-1-1
Email 211 San Diego - 211help@211sandiego.org
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Got Plan Check questions? Please submit a Plan Check Inquiry Form

Public Counter & Kiosk Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. with a Lunch Break closure from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.


The County of San Diego, Department of Environmental Health and Quality (DEHQ) has been conducting virtual stakeholder outreach meetings and workshops to share program updates and provide an opportunity to comment on the fiscal year 2022-2023 cost recovery proposal. Thank you to all who have participated. 

This year, our stakeholder meetings were held March 3rd - 8th, through ZOOM and included updates on FHD programs, accomplishments, the Fiscal Year 2022-23 cost recovery proposal, compliance guidelines for inspections, and was followed by time for questions and answers.

If you were unable to attend a meeting, please click on the VIDEO link to view the presentation. If you have any questions regarding the Cost Recovery Proposal, please contact Ryan Johnson at (858) 694-3535 or by email at ryan.johnson@sdcounty.ca.gov

FHD Food and Food Plan Check Program Stakeholder Meeting - VIDEO
FHD Pool and Pool Plan Check Program Stakeholder Meeting - VIDEO
FHD Temporary Events Program Stakeholder Meeting - VIDEO
FHD Body Art, Massage, Housing, and Organized Camps Stakeholder Meeting - VIDEO



The Department of Public Works (DPW) is a great resource for learning more about Residential Food Waste Reduction. Read through their  Food Waste Newsletter and Guidance Document on  How to Reduce Organic Waste and Donate.*NEW* 


The County's Public Health Services - Epidemiology and Immunization Services Branch provides current information on the Shigella Outbreak.

Shigella Infection Prevention & Control for Food Facilities (PDF) 
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02/28/2022: Expanded recall by Abbott Nutrition for Similac PM 60/40 powdered infant formula which is a specialty formula for certain infants who would benefit from lowered mineral intake and was not included in the previous recall.

02/18/2022: Abbott Voluntarily Recalls Powder Formulas

02/08/2022: El Super Leon Ponchin Snacks Inc. Recalls Saladitos Dry Salted Plums Because of Possible Health Risk


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