Food & Consumer Safety
Restaurant Inspection Web Site
The Food and Consumer Safety Bureau maintains a Restaurant Inspection Web Site through which visitors can view or download inspection reports for Iowa food establishments, including restaurants, grocery stores, and convenience stores.
Suspected Food Poisoning
If you believe you have become ill due to food poisoning, please contact the Iowa Department of Public Health toll-free at 1-844-IowaSic (469-2742). Food safety video may be viewed here.
Iowa Department of Revenue - Iowa Sales Tax on Food
Resources - Administrative Rules
Iowa Administrative Code Chapter 481--30, "Food and Consumer Safety"
Iowa Administrative Code Chapter 481--31, "Food Establishment and Food Processing Plant Inspections"
Iowa Administrative Code Chapter 481--34, "Home Bakeries"
Iowa Administrative Code Chapter 481--35, "Contractor Requirements"
Iowa Administrative Code Chapter 481--37, "Hotel and Motel Inspections"
Resources - Iowa Law
Iowa Code Chapter 137C, "Hotel Sanitation Code"
Iowa Code Chapter 137D, "Home Bakeries"
Iowa Code Chapter 137F, "Food Establishments and Food Processing Plants"