Foodservice and Retail
Restaurants and Grocers Reopening After Hurricanes and Flooding
FDA. Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition.
Businesses reopening after a natural disaster has occurred must consider pest control, damaged food products, its physical facility, damage to equipment, food temperature maintenance, employee safety and the source and receipt of food. This publication reviews these food safety considerations and explains how to self-inspect one's facility to ensure safe, normal operations can resume without increasing the risks of foodborne illness.
Cleaning Up Your Business after a Flood
Minnesota Department of Health.
During natural disasters, businesses such as restaurants and convenience stores may become flooded. This could lead to potential health concerns for consumers, owners and their employees. Precautions and information on the proper clean up process is explained to help salvage and remodel bars, restaurants and convenience stores.
Food Surveillance and Salvage Following Disasters
Houston Department of Health and Human Services.
Overview of deciding whether to detain or recondition items that have been effected by disasters. Topics discussed include destruction, detention and inspection of various items such as mechanical equipment and food.
Emergency Handbook for Food Service Managers
Twin Cities Metro Advanced Practice Center.
Training materials geared for promoting public health through addressing environmental health emergency preparedness. A guide for managing food security emergencies.