Food Code Fact Sheets

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The fact sheets listed below are resources that simplify the legal language found in the Wisconsin Food Code. Anyone with additional questions about the fact sheets or the Wisconsin Food Code can contact us at datcpfoodmailbox@wisconsin.gov​.


​​​Fact Sheet Description​​​
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Bare-hand ​Contact With Ready-to-Eat Foods
PDF
Cheese and Cheddar Cheese Curd Displays: ​Safety Practices and Handling
PDF
​​Cleaning: Vomit and Diarrhea Cleanup
PDF​​
​​Cleaning: Contents for a Vomit and Diarrhea Cleanup Kit
PDF
​Consumer Advisories: What You Need to Know
PDF
Contact Surfaces: Washing an​d Sanitizing
PDF
Cooling Procedure Recommendations
PDF
​Date Marking of Potentially Hazardous, Read-to-Eat Foods
PDF
​Demonstration of Knowledge by the Person in Charge (PIC)
PDF
​​Disposable Gloves: Proper Usage
PDF
​​Employee Health and Personal Hygiene Handbook (FDA)
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Employee Illness Exclusions and Restrictions: Food Employee Reporting Agreement
PDF
En Español 
Employee Illness Exclusions and Restrictions: Foodborne Illness Symptoms and Prevention
PDF
​​Exempt Groups: Basic Food Safety Information
Flyer
Poster
​​Fish: Storing and Thawing Vacuum-Packaged Fish​
PDF
​Food Allergen Requirements for Retailers
​​PDF
Food Allergies Infographic
Food Labeling: Packaged Food Guidance for Manufacturers, Packers and Distributors
PDF
​Food Labeling: Requirements for Retail Food Establishments
PDF
Gyro Meat Cones: Cooking and Serving
PDF
Hand Sanitizers: What You Need to Know
PDF
​​Handwashing Basics
PDF
Handwashing Standard Operating ProcedurePDF
Hygiene: What's Important for Employees and Restaurants
PDF
Licensing Requirements for Personal Chefs, Contract Cooks, CaterersPDF
Melon Safe Handling ​Procedures
PDF
​Mobile Food Service and Retail Food Establishment Plan Review Components
​PDF
​​Refrigerator Storage Chart
PDF
​​Shellfish: Requirements for Shellfish at Retail
PDF
​Temperature Guide
PDF
Temperatures: Properly Checking the Temperature of Foods
PDF
Temporary Event Guidelines for Retailers
PDF
Thawing Foods Safely
PDF
Thermometer Calibration Instructions
PDF
​​Thermometer Calibration Infographic
PDF
Time as a Public Health Control
PDF
​Time/Temperature Control for Safety Food (TCS)
PDF
Walk-In Coolers: Proper Organization
PDF
​Weather Emergencies: Ensuring Food Safety
PDF
Wholesale Meat Exemptions at RetailPDF

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