On this page you will find forms to use in your daily operations that promote food safety and help reduce your risk for a reported foodborne illness. Among the tools you’ll find here are: Minimum Product Cooking Temperatures, Hand Washing Poster, Cooling Chart, Temperature Record Chart for Refrigeration, and the Dishwashing Sanitization Chart. All of these tools help to insure the food you serve is safe. By using these tools you are practicing Active Managerial Control.
To assist managers in meeting the state code requirements, CDH offers three levels of Food Safety Training for food establishment operators and their employees.
Download forms and safety manuals in PDF format.
Environmental Health – Food Program
Download current and past issues of the Food Review newsletter in PDF format.
Food establishment-related questions and answers.
CDH Food Inspectors conduct regular inspections of restaurants, taverns, grocery stores, meat markets and bakeries to determine proper hygiene and food handling practices of operators and their employees.
Review Idaho Food Code regulations.
If you suspect you have been made ill by food you ate, you can contact the Environmental Health section of the Central District Health office nearest you or fill out the online reporting form. Either way our staff will follow-up with you as part of the investigation process.
Be prepared to answer specific questions about food you ate up to three days before you became ill.
Click here to go to the Report Food Poisoning page
Some CDH events, meetings, and gatherings may still be postponed at this time. Please call us at 208-375-5211 with questions about a specific meeting or gathering. CDH is open and offering services, including food and septic permit applications and processing, primary care clinic appointments (non-respiratory-related).
Call to make a clinic appointment: 208-327-7400
Learn more about how we're serving you during COVID-19 HERE.