Health Regulations for Vermont Restaurants and Food Service Establishments

Health Regulations and Vermont Law

Health Department Regulations

Vermont Statute

Smoking Laws

Application and Inspections

Poultry Inspection Exemption Requirements

Reference: Preparation Of Livestock And Poultry Products. Inspection; exceptions (6 V.S.A. § 3312) - Vermont-licensed restaurants to serve uninspected poultry under certain conditions.

Additional Resources and Information

Guidance Resources

Hand Washing Poster
Poster: All employees must wash hands

Employees Must Wash Hands Before Returning to Work PDF document
This poster is required to be displayed in the lavatories of every food and food-service establishment. The graphics outline proper handwashing techniques.


Food Safety Facts

Be food safe - USDAFood Safety Facts
Information about prevention of food poisoning, including cleanliness, food contamination, and cooking and refrigeration guidelines.

Universal Recycling & Food Waste

Recycling symbolUniversal Recycling
Vermont's solid waste legislation that focuses on recyclables and organics.

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