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Food Safety

Tennessee's Food Safety Section administers state laws, rules and regulation for retail food stores, and manufacturing firms processing and storing food products. This does not include food service establishments such as restaurants and institutions which fall under the jurisdiction of the Tennessee Department of Health. Our primary goal is to protect the health and economic welfare of our citizens.

Complaints

To register a complaint on a prepackaged food product purchased at a retail food market, or if a product was manufactured out-of-state, call the FDA toll-free at 1-866-289-3399.

For all other complaints, contact TDA Division of Consumer and Industry Services at 615-837-5193, email them at ComplaintsFood@TN.gov, or fill out this Complaint Form to email or fax in at 615-837-5335.

US Mailing Address

Food Safety, Consumer and Industry Services
Ellington Agricultural Center
PO Box 40627
Nashville, TN 37204

Phone/Fax:

Office: (615) 837-5193, Fax: (615) 837-5005

Email:

Shipping Address

Food Safety, Consumer and Industry Services
Ellington Agricultural Center, Porter Bldg.
436 Hogan Road
Nashville, TN 37220