Food Establishment Compliance Standards

This fact sheet is a summary of the Tennessee Department of Health’s Food Service Establishment Regulations for food service establishments. The TN Department of Health's Food Service Establishment Rules are intended to protect public health and ensure that food is presented honestly and purely when it is offered to consumers. These fact sheets are intended to provide information to the operator about public safety at food service establishments.


  - Fact Sheet: Demonstration of Knowledge

   -Fact Sheet: Time As A Public Health Control

  - Fact Sheet: Employee Illness Policy

   -Fact Sheet: Cooling

   -Fact Sheet: Highly Susceptible Population

  - Fact Sheet: Date Marking

   -Fact Sheet: Consumer Advisory

  -Fact Sheet: Sushi Guidance

  -Fact Sheet: Storing Food Safely