Retail Food Establishments

Environmental health specialists are responsible for licensing and inspecting all public food facilities such as restaurants, supermarkets, and other retail operations. In addition, environmental health Specialists conduct investigations of food and institution-based illness, complaints and vector control issues.

Food Safety Forum -  Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Food safety inspections
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 from 2 to 3:30 p.m.
Health and Human Services | 100 Spader Way, Broomfield 

Heritage 1 and 2 Conference Room

Join Public Health to discuss:

  • Regulation Revision
    • FDA regulations, risk-based food inspections, and frequency
  • Rating system proposal
  • Application updates
  • In-service training
All food service operators and community members are invited to participate.

Snacks will be provided.

RSVP: Dan Collins at 720.887.2212 or

Scam Alert for Restaurant Owners

Some restaurant owners have reported receiving a call from someone claiming to be a health inspector. The caller reportedly said an inspection needed to be scheduled and asked for a credit card payment. This is a scam and is not coming from local or state health officials. If you get a similar call, please report it the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment at 303.692.3645, extension #1.

Food Service Training 

Colorado Integrated Food Safety Center of Excellence Training
Epi-Ready, Applied Outbreak Investigation, and Environmental Assessment QuickTrain courses.  

Colorado State University, Food Preservation
$40 4-hour food safety training that provides a 3-year certification and meets the food safety training requirement for Colorado Cottage Foods Act established.

Certified Food Handler Course for Food Workers
$10 course approved by the Broomfield City and County Public and Environmental Health Department. This training is highly recommended, but optional.