Food Code Reference System
About Food Code Reference System (FCRS)
FCRS is a searchable database that contains FDA’s interpretative positions and responses to questions related to the FDA Food Code. It is intended to promote consistent understanding and application of the Food Code and support the FDA’s efforts to prevent foodborne illness through the application of science-based food safety principles in retail and foodservice settings. Questions regarding the use of FCRS should be directed to FDA’s Retail Food Protection Team in FDA’s Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN). Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
About Retail Food Protection Team (RFPT)
The RFPT provides national leadership and establishes policy for retail food protection to assist federal, state, local, territorial and tribal agencies and organizations involved in ensuring the safety of foods served to the consumer. As part of FDA’s National Retail Food Team, RFPT works with its public health partners in government, industry, and academia to prevent foodborne illness and to promote the application of science-based food safety principles in food service and retail food establishments. RFPT is located within the Office of Food Safety in FDA’s Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN) in College Park, Maryland.
Contact us at RetailFoodProtectionTeam@fda.hhs.gov