Connecticut Public Health Code Update: Adopting the FDA Model Food Code and What it Means to Food Establishments

The adoption of the FDA Model Food Code means significant changes in requirements for all food establishments. Changes as of October 1, 2017 include reclassification of establishments and a new temperature danger zone of 41 degrees to 135 degrees Fahrenheit. New regulations become enforceable on January 1, 2019. Be assured that we are committed to assisting our food establishments’ transition successfully to these new regulations. Check back often for continuing guidance.