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The Florida Department of Health works to protect, promote & improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county, & community efforts.

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Food and Waterborne Disease

Contact the Florida Department of Health

The Food and Waterborne Disease Program consists of a statewide coordinator, seven regional environmental epidemiologists, laboratorian, Center of Excellence liaison, and one administrative support member. We are here to assist the 67 county health departments in the surveillance, investigation, reporting, and prevention of food and waterborne disease.

Food and Waterborne Disease program

About the Program
Overview of the food and waterborne disease program.

Annual Reports
Each year, the program publishes an annual reports summarizing food and waterborne disease activity in the state. This page contains links to annual reports dating back to 1997.

How to Report a Problem with Food in Florida
Find out where to report problems with food including food poisoning, unsafe or unsanitary conditions in food establishments, food product complaints, and pet food complaints.

Online Food and Waterborne Illness Complaint Form
Link to report a possible illness or outbreak from eating and/or drinking a contaminated food or beverage in Florida.

Food and Waterborne Disease Outbreak Database
View and download food and waterborne disease outbreak data in Florida.

Food Recalls
Find food recalls that have been distributed in Florida and are being recalled due to a potential foodborne illness health risk (e.g. Salmonella).

Florida Integrated Food Safety Center of Excellence

Find information about Florida's integrated food safety center of excellence.

Foodborne Disease Links
A large amount of information is available on the worldwide web concerning foodborne disease. Selected links are included on this page to provide users with an opportunity to locate additional information.

Waterborne Disease Links
A large amount of information is available on the worldwide web concerning waterborne disease. Selected links are included on this page to provide users with an opportunity to locate additional information.