Retail Foods Program
Mission Statement: To protect the public health through the efficient operation of a comprehensive, progressive retail food protection program focusing on education, training, and oversight, which will ultimately reduce the potential for foodborne illness in Texas
Retail Foods Program P.O.C. Terry Sheppard
Responsible for providing the citizens of the state with a high level of retail food service protection through the supervision and regulation of retail food facilities having an impact on public health.
Retail Food Safety Rebecca Maxey, Terry Sheppard, Robert Stine, Julia Butler, Teresa Wills, Steve Benson, and Linda Klaus
Toxic Substance Control:
Asbestos: Don Wyrick
Regulates the manufacture and distribution of all food, drugs, cosmetics and medical devices in Texas. Consumers can learn how the Bureau works to protect health and safety. Industry can find out what regulations affect them and apply for any licenses they may need to operate.
Drugs and Medical Devices Group: http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/dmd
Food and Drug Licensing Group: http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/fdlicense
Food Establishments Group: http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/foodestablishments
Foods Group: http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/foods
Meat Safety Assurance Unit: http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/msa
Milk Group: http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/milk
Seafood and Aquatic Life Group: http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/seafood
Meat Safety Assurance:James Taylor , D.V.M., Mark Harwell
Manufactured Foods: Rebecca Keller , Joe Dixon
Promotes the health of Texans through well regulated, safe use of sources of radiation.
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