Division of Food, Drugs and Dairies

Answers for the Food Industry

The Illinois Department of Public Health ("Department") presents the information on this website as a service to members of the general public. The content is compiled for informational purposes only and should not be construed or relied upon as legal advice. While the information on this site may refer to regulatory matters, it is not intended as legal advice and anyone seeking legal advice or assistance should retain an attorney.

This website could include inaccuracies or typographical errors. The articles and information on this web site are provided as is without warranty of any kind, either express or implied.

The Department expressly reserves the right not to respond to any and all inquiries, and will not respond to inquiries that may: (a) be legal in nature; (b) pertain to a specific regulated entity or any enforcement action; or (c) be beyond the scope or expertise of the Department. The Department also reserves the right to conduct any necessary investigation and/or make any necessary referral to another governmental or law enforcement entity upon the receipt of information that may indicate a violation of the law.

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Illinois Department of Public Health
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Springfield, Illinois 62761
Phone 217-782-4977
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TTY 800-547-0466
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