Certified food inspectors are responsible for inspecting and licensing all food service operations within the City of Norwalk. This responsibility includes:
- Assisting establishment owners and operators in food safety training to become qualified food operators
- Conducting plan reviews for all new and renovated food-related facilities
- Inspecting and licensing all food-related activities at temporary food events and festivals
- Inspecting food service operations and establishments routinely to protect against food-borne illnesses resulting from health code violations, contaminated food, and improper food handling
- Responding and addressing customer complaints regarding reports of food-related violations
IMPORTANT: Changes to Food Licensing and InspectionsThe Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Model Food Code will take effect fully in Connecticut on July 1, 2018. The Health Department will provide updates and guidance to food establishments as the transition takes place.
Click here to read the October 2017 letter sent to Food Establishments and Qualified Food Operators outlining some of the current and upcoming changes to the food licensing and inspection process.
- Find approved testing organizations for Food Protection Managers (formerly known as the Qualified Food Operator)
- Find information on current food recalls from the US Department of Agriculture.
- View food establishment license applications.