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Food Service

The Environmental Health Division protects the public’s heath by ensuring all foods produced, stored, and sold are safe, sanitary, and meet required Maryland laws and regulations.

Major activities include:

  • Food Service Facility Inspections
  • Plan Review
  • HACCP Review
  • Complaint Inspections
  • Outbreak Investigations
  • Food service facilities operating in Calvert County are required to have a Food Facility permit. The fee for the permit is based on the type of facility.

Current annual fee:
Low Priority $180.00
Moderate $230.00
High $300.00
Seasonal (4 Month Consecutive Operation or Less) $180.00
Temporary $50.00
Farmers Market Sampling:
Seasonal Operation (6 months or less operation) $70.00
Annual Operation (more than 6 months operation) $140.00

Concerns or complaints about a food facility, contact Environmental Health at 410-535-3922 or on-line at the Environmental Complaint page.

Contact Info: Jessica Williams, LEHS 410-535-3922

Food Safety Alerts

Rich Products Corporation in Buffalo, NY, is voluntarily recalling approximately 6,600 cases of ice cream cake products because they may contain undeclared walnuts.  For the full text of the recall visit the URL below.

Fresh Express Incorporated is voluntarily conducting a precautionary recall of 100 cases of 9 oz. Fresh Express Hearts of Romaine Salad, distributed in Maryland with Product Codes of H34711A or H34711B and Use-By Date of December 27, due to possible exposure to undeclared allergens (egg, milk, wheat, and anchovy).  The condiment packet for Fresh Express Greek Caesar Salad was mistakenly added to a Fresh Express Hearts of Romaine Salad.

Fresh Express Precautionary Recall, 9 oz. Hearts of Romaine Salad 
(No other Fresh Express Salads are included in this recall) For the full text of the recall please see the URL below.

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