Health Inspections & Licensing

Buffalo County Health Department administers the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection agent contract to include licensing, issuing of permits, inspections, and conducting complaint and foodborne outbreak investigations for:

1.  Food establishments
2.  Lodging establishments  
3.  Campgrounds and recreational-educational camps
4.  Public swimming pools

Guidance Brochures:
Farmers Markets
Tourist Rooming Houses
Transient (temporary) Food Stand   

Food Safety Self-Inspection Checklist:
Self-inspections create internal peer to peer learning, strengthen training efforts by the person in charge, change facility standards and make businesses safer and more successful. 
https://www.buffalocounty.com/DocumentCenter/View/2758/Daily-Food-Safety-Checklist-

License Complexity Calculation Tools and Applications
New Retail Establishment: Plan Review Application
Retail License Application - Serving Meals
License Complexity Calculator: Retail Food - Serving Meals
Retail License Application - Not Serving Meals
License Complexity Calculator: Retail Food - Not Serving Meals
New Mobile Establishment: Plan Review Application
Mobile Retail License - Serving Meals
Mobile Retail License - Not Serving Meals 
Transient (temporary) Retail License - Prepackaged 
Transient (temporary) Retail License - Processing
Retail Vending License

Buffalo County Recreational Licensing Application

Employee illness

Infected food workers present a severe food safety risk. The person in charge is required to notify the local health department if any food employees are known to be infected with:

  • Norovirus
  • Hepatitis A virus
  • Shiga toxin-producing E. coli
  • Shigella
  • Salmonella
  • Typhoid Fever

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Are you planning a large event (100+ attendees) in the near future? Please visit the link below to use the Large Event Planning Tool to ensure you are hosting a safe event. 

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdAXYBYj9ECSyZurbcouAALc0qgaXTLDBkoO8G6FkMVwAxsyA/viewform?usp=sf_link

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Links
Food Code Fact Sheets
WI DATCP - Food and Restaurants
WI DATCP - Recreational Facilities
Selling Home-Canned Foods (pickle bill)
Vomit and Diarrhea Clean-up Kit 
Food Recalls
 
Codes
Wisconsin Food Code
ATCP 75 Retail Food Establishments
WI Statute 97 Food, Lodging, and Recreation
Buffalo County Permit Requirements Relating to Environmental Health and Sanitation 

Are you planning a large event (100+ attendees) in the near future? Please visit the link below to use the Large Event Planning Tool to ensure you are hosting a safe event. 

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdAXYBYj9ECSyZurbcouAALc0qgaXTLDBkoO8G6FkMVwAxsyA/viewform?usp=sf_link

Are you planning a large event (100+ attendees) in the near future? Please visit the link below to use the Large Event Planning Tool to ensure you are hosting a safe event. 

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdAXYBYj9ECSyZurbcouAALc0qgaXTLDBkoO8G6FkMVwAxsyA/viewform?usp=sf_link

Are you planning a large event (100+ attendees) in the near future? Please visit the link below to use the Large Event Planning Tool to ensure you are hosting a safe event. 

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdAXYBYj9ECSyZurbcouAALc0qgaXTLDBkoO8G6FkMVwAxsyA/viewform?usp=sf_link

Are you planning a large event (100+ attendees) in the near future? Please visit the link below to use the Large Event Planning Tool to ensure you are hosting a safe event. 

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdAXYBYj9ECSyZurbcouAALc0qgaXTLDBkoO8G6FkMVwAxsyA/viewform?usp=sf_link