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Letters of Opinion and Memorandums

Listed below are the current Letters of Opinion issued jointly by the Ohio Department of Health and the Ohio Department of Agriculture.

The Letters of Opinion are reviewed and recommended by the Retail Food Safety Advisory Council.

These letters are in .PDF format.  The free Adobe Acrobat Viewer is required to view them.

Letter Number 


Description of Letter


Date Issued

2016-01 Clarification of the labeling rule  8/1/2016


Licensing of Summer and After School Child Meal Programs

Exempt Child Food Program Inspection Request

Exempt Child Food Program Inspection Report



Time as a Public Health Control for Cut Tomatoes



Cold Holding at Farmers’ Markets and at Temporary and Some Mobile Facilities




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