Office of Environmental Health
Food Safety and Environmental Services
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The FS&ES is responsible for general supervision over food safety and environmental sanitation monitoring and enforcement in the State of Arizona in accordance with Arizona Revised Statutes and the Arizona Administrative Code.
The mission of the FS&ES is: To prevent and control human illness related to the transmission of infectious agents or toxic substances in food and water, and to prevent disease transmission and injury due to unsafe conditions in hotels and motels, trailer coach parks, bathing places, group homes, behavioral health centers, adult foster care homes and children's camps.
FS&ES plans, organizes and directs a statewide public health sanitation program including food, institutional sanitation, children's camps, recreational sanitation, consumer product safety, bottled water, and swimming pool maintenance. The program also conducts epidemiological investigations, interprets sanitation laws for local health departments and establishes and maintains liaisons with federal agencies and local health departments.
The FS&ES also provides training, tests and certifies Arizona Registered Sanitarians to assure a competent environmental health workforce.