MA DPH Food Protection Program - Retail Food
MA DPH Retail Food Main Page

Regulations, New Inspection Report, Etc.

2013 Food Code with Annex

2015 Supplement to the 2013 Food Code

Annotated Merged Food Code (showing changes in red)

2013 Food Code Merged with 105 CMR 590.000 (free of mark ups)

SUMMARY of Major Changes to the Retail Food Code

CHANGES relative to 105 CMR 590.000

State Sanitary Code (105 CMR 590.000)

NEW Inspection Report

NEW and UPDATED Definitions

Additional NEW Terminology & Sample List of New Requirements (Foxborough BOH)

FAQ's about the Food Code

Person in Charge, Employee Health and Hygiene
CHANGES to Restricting & Excluding Ill Employees (Overview) - State Guidance

UPDATED Employee Health Reporting Agreement

'Proper Hand-washing' Poster

NEW REQUIREMENT: Procedure for Vomit & Diarrhea Clean Up

Duties of the Person in Charge - UPDATED

Cleaning & Sanitizing
Wiping Cloths in Food Service

NEW - Dish Washing - Hot Water Sanitizing - Testing Apparatus Required

Cooking, Time/Temperature
NEW: Date Marking Required of TCS Foods

Non-Continuous Cooking - ALLOWED w/ written procedures approved by the Regulatory Authority

Temperature Danger Zone Image

Other Resources
Emergency Action Plan for Retail

Certified Food Manager Trainers - State List

John Robertson, Jr. - Updated Food Code Power Point Presentation (March 11, 2019)

Regulations - Frozen Dessert

Regulations - Allergy (State specific)

Regulations - Ice Cream Truck Vendor

Certified Food Manager (CFM) Trainer Directory (MA DPH)

MA Department of Public Health Food Protection Program (Main Website)

Food Allergy Information

Employee Food Allergy Poster

FDA Food Facts - Food Allergies

Food Allergy Awareness Training Vendors


Town of Foxborough sponsors a CPR course once every year in the Fall

Food Defense

Food Defense - Employee Information Poster

Food Defense - Recognize and React to Suspicious Behavior

Food Defense 101 (Brochure)

RESTAURANTS - Food Safety Resources

A Matter of Record

Emergency Action Plan-Food Establishments

Employee Health Agreement

FDA Oral Culture Learner Project (Multi-language Training Posters)

Food Safety A to Z Reference Guide

Mass Food Safety Education

Potential Hazards - Wire Grill Brushes (Food Safety News)

Temperature Logs Templates