Louisiana Department of Health & Hospitals | Kathy Kliebert, Secretary

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Friday, June 13, 2014
State Announces New Commercial Oyster Harvest Rules

The Louisiana Departments of Health and Hospitals, and Wildlife and Fisheries announced two new rules regarding the commercial harvest of oysters intended for raw consumption. These new rules are in effect daily and will help ensure the safety of oysters intended for raw consumption and simplify harvesting practices to support Louisiana’s fisheries. The new rules require two major changes to the way oysters are currently harvested:

Tuesday, January 14, 2014
Plans Review Questionnaire

Establishment Plans Review Questionaire

Thursday, August 01, 2013
Permit Fee Schedule

Retail food permit fee schedule. All establishments that do not have a grocery permit are to be assessed fees as identified below.

Monday, December 10, 2012
FD-37(B) Bilingual Export Certificate (Spanish)

This certificate declares that your product is registered and legal to sell within the state of Louisiana and is presented in both Spanish and English (note that Spanish is the only foreign language available at this time)

Saturday, November 10, 2012
Holiday Food Safety Success Kit

Thursday, May 31, 2012
Louisiana's Beach Grant Report

This document was prepared to partially fulfill the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals, Office of Public Health, Center for Environmental Health Services (CEHS) reporting obligations under U.S. Environmental Protection Agencies (USEPA) BEACH grant program, Federal Assistance Agreement Numbers CU-97606401-0, CU-976992-01 and CU-96667101-0.