The Food Division of the Union County Health Department inspects restaurants, school cafeterias, grocery stores, mobile food units, and temporary food units. If you have questions about a facility or would like to open your own facility, please call the Health Department at (937) 642-2053.
Food Safety Classes- A classroom based education to teach those that work in the food service industry. Several classes are available for both general food workers as well as those in management. For more information, click Food Safety Classes in the right-hand column..
In-Home/Cottage Foods - Home baked goods fall into these categories. If you want to start a home-based bakery, click on the In-Home/Cottage Foods link in the right-hand column.
Restaurants/Retail Food Establishments - Restaurants are locations where food is served and consumed on the premise. Retail Food Establishments are facilities where the food is purchased but then consumed off premise, such as a grocery store. For more information about either, click on the Restaurant/Retail Establishment link in the right-hand column.
Mobile Food - The food trucks at fairs, festivals and other events are a mobile food unit. They must follow the same rules as restaurants. For more information about Mobile Food, click the link in the right-hand column.
Temporary Food - A concession unit that sells food on a temporary basis (no longer than 5 days). This type of license is usually given to weekend and fundraising events in which hot or cold foods are served. For more information, click Temporary Food in the right-hand column.
To view the latest inspection from Union County restaurants, click here.
To view the latest food recalls, visit the Ohio Department of Health webpage or the Ohio Department of Agriculture webpage.
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Take a moment to review the fact sheets and make sure you are still complying with the food regulations.