Food Sanitation

Food Sanitation Program

  • Food establishment inspections
  • Food establishment plan reviews and consultation
  • Food Service Sanitation Manager certification and re-certification
  • Educational programs
  • Foodborne illness complaints and illness investigations

Food Service Establishment Inspection Scores

Information mailed to Food Establishments in December 2018

Certified Food Protection Manager Information

Food Service changes effective January 1, 2019

Pike County Fall Pickin’ Days (October)

Food Stand Application

Temporary Food Service Guidelines Information Sheet

Baked Goods Information


Food Handling Regulation Changes

Food Handling Regulation Enforcement Act

IDPH Letter regarding Changes to Act

PCHD Letter regarding Food Handler Changes

Frequentyly Asked Questions


Food Class Information

8 Hour ONLINE Food Protection Manager Course Registration Form

8 Hour Food Class Registration Form (January 2019 class)

3 Hour Food Handler’s Certification Class Registration Form (None at this time)

Online 3 Hour Food Handler Courses Approved for Illinois Certification


Food Ordinance Information

Pike county Food Sanitation Program Ordinance

Step by Step Guide for Obtaining A Food Service License

Requirements for Food Service Establishments

Application for a Food Service Establishment License


Cottage Food Information

Application for Cottage Food Industry

Cottage Food Industry Fact Sheet

IDPH Technical bulletin #44 Cottage Food Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

IDPH Technical Bulletin #44a Cottage Food Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Additional Cottage Food FAQ


Temporary Food Event Information

Temporary Event Permit Application

Fair & Temporary Event Guidelines

Bake Sale Guidelines

Un-inspected Temporary Events


Other Links

Retail Emergency Water Boil Order Guidelines 2018

Consumer Advisory (Undercooked meat, poultry, eggs & seafood)

FDA Food Code

Frequently Asked Questions – Home Kitchen Act (Cupcake Law)

Selling eggs

Repeat Inspection Violation Process

Hand Washing Sign

Smoke Free Illinois Act

Food Recalls

The Partnership for Food Safety Education