Chicago is home to 16,000 food establishments like restaurants, grocery stores, bakeries, wholesalers, lunchrooms, mobile food vendors and more. Our business is food safety and sanitation with one goal, to prevent the spread of food-borne disease. We do this by inspecting food businesses, responding to complaints and food recalls. CDPH also offers education to food service managers.
|Jul 1, 2016||CDPH Identifies E.coli Outbreak Linked to Bridgeport Restaurant|
|Jul 30, 2015||Mayor Emanuel Announces New Innovative System to Prioritize Food Safety Health Inspections|
|May 8, 2015||Chicago Department of Public Health Program Recognized as Harvard Ash Center’s 2015 Top 25 Innovations in Government|
|Aug 19, 2014||City of Chicago Issues First Emerging Business Permit to E.A.T. Spots|
|Apr 9, 2014||One Year After Launch, Foodborne Chicago Continues to Enhance Food Safety|