Columbia’s Food Code

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City of Columbia Food Code

This ordinance was adopted by the Columbia City Council on April 21, 2014. Columbia’s food code is based upon the State of Missouri Food Code. The State of Missouri Food Code is based upon the FDA 2009 Model Food Code.

The FDA Food Code contains the rules and regulations that food service establishments must follow to be in compliance with food safety laws.  Please view the City of Columbia Food Codeopens PDF file  for the most up-to-date code (2014 Food Code).