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When Electricity Fails Guideline for Food Facilities during power outages

Reusable Foodware Ordinance The County of Marin and several jurisdictions are considering new ordinances that would encourage the use of reusable foodware products (i.e., plates, bowls, utensils, straws, etc) at retail food facilities. Residents and businesses are encouraged to learn more and track the project.

AB 2524: New Law that allows caterers to operate at a host facility and sell direct to public.

A host facility is a facility located in a brewery, winery, commercial building, or another location as approved by Environmental Health and operates in conjunction with a permitted catering operation or retail food facility that already has a current health permit.

Catering Operations and Host Facilities:

The mission of Marin County Environmental Health Services is to protect public health and the well-being of all Marin County residents, workers, and visitors by preventing injury and the spread of disease. We identify potentially dangerous and unhealthy situations and promote sound environmental health practices through education and the enforcement of public health statutes and regulations. Please see Contact Us for our location and business hours.
Office Hours:
EHS Customer Service Counter and Telephone Service Hours are:
Monday – Thursday 8:00 am – 4:00 pm; Friday 8 am - 12 noon.
Please call EHS staff directly or make an appointment.