Georgia Department of Agriculture

Food Safety Division

Natalie Adan
Division Director
Tele: (404) 656-3627

UPDATE:  Guidance document on the Retail Regulation update available here.

Our Food Safety Division administers state laws, rules and regulations for retail and wholesale grocery stores, retail seafood stores and places in the business of food processing and plants which are currently required to obtain a license from the Commissioner under any other provision of law. This includes bakeries, confectioneries, fruit, nuts and vegetables stores and places of business, and similar establishments, mobile or permanent, engaged in sale of food primarily for consumption off the premises. This does not include "food service establishments" (Restaurants and Institutions).



Sign up for Recall Email/Text Alerts

The GDA Food Safety Division sends out email and text alerts for recalls impacting the State of Georgia. You can sign up for recalls of both food and/or feed (specifically pet food/treats and animal feed products). To add your email or phone number to either of these lists, please click HERE. (Note, the subscription will automatically ask for your email address; on the drop-down menu you can select "SMS/text alerts" to add your phone number.) 

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