Environmental Health Food Sanitation Program


A statewide order has been issued for Illinois residents to stay at home or in their place of residence. The order requires all residents to stay home, unless traveling for essential needs or business, and requires businesses not engaged in essential activities to cease all activities except for minimum basic operations. The order will take effect on Saturday, March 21 at 5 p.m., across the State of Illinois and will remain in place until the Governor’s Disaster Proclamation expires on May 30. View the governor’s order here
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COVID-19 Food Sanitation Resources

The goal of Food Sanitation Program is the reduction of food-borne illness through education to food service operators and consumers regarding safe food handling practices. All food service establishments are classified into risk categories based upon the type of menu served, the type of population served, the amount of food handling and/or the procedures of food handling being performed.

Food Recalls and Public Health Alerts

Food Safety and Inspection Service monitors recalls of meat and poultry products produced by Federally inspected establishments. For information about those recalls that are still in progress as well as any public health alerts issued by FSIS. Read more

How to Open a Restaurant

The Environmental Health Division of the LaSalle County Health Department protects public health through the Food Sanitation Program. The goal of this program is the reduction of foodborne illness through education of foodservice operators and consumers regarding safe food handling practices. See Details

By following the 7 steps, opening a restaurant can be a smooth process. The Environmental Health Division provide the information and assistance to assure the highest standards of sanitation and food safety for your establishment. See Details

Fight Bac

Presentations are given to school-age children throughout the County. See Details