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Food inspections and safety rating system

Our food inspection reporting system and one-of-a-kind food safety rating system give King County residents the information they need to remain safe while dining out.

Food code updates

The Washington State Retail Food Code was recently updated. To help restaurants and businesses adapt, we’ve created a series of factsheets to help explain the changes.

Food safety resources for businesses

Educational materials to promote food health and safety in food service establishments.

Food safety educational resources

Educational resources to help restaurants and home cooks alike prevent food-borne illnesses.

Donating food and feeding our community safely

Food safety practices are very important in protecting the health of those you are helping when donating and preparing food for communities in need.

Food complaint form

This form is for reporting unsafe food handling practices observed at food establishments in Washington state's King County.

About the Food Protection Program

Public Health's role is to carry out a community-wide program for food safety to promote health and prevent disease through education, training and regulation.