Mississippi State Department of Health

Food Code and Food Facility Permits


The Mississippi Food Code follows the national standards for food safety issued by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Pay permit fees

Retail Food


  • Restaurants
  • Fast food
  • Caterers
  • Bakeries and doughnuts
  • Coffee shops

and others.


Manufactured Food


  • Food processors
  • Food warehouses
  • Food vending companies
  • Re-packers
  • Ice plants

and others.


Cottage Foods

Certain types of food may be home prepared and home sold without a permit

Milk and Bottled Water

Regulations and program activities


For more information about food safety, food permits, and food inspections, contact the MSDH Food Protection division at (601) 364-2832.

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