Regulatory Services Division
Retail Foods Program
To protect public health through the efficient operation of a comprehensive, progressive, retail food protection program focusing on education, training, and oversight, which will ultimately reduce the potential for foodborne illness in Texas.
Retail Food Establishments Point of contact email: Terry Sheppard
Responsible for providing the citizens of the state with a high level of retail food service protection through the supervision and regulation of retail food facilities having an impact on public health.
Retail Food Safety
Terry Sheppard, Steve Benson, Melissa Hardin, Donald Jirasek, Linda Klaus, Robert Stine, Teresa Wills
Toxic Substance Control
Regulates the manufacture and distribution of all food, drugs, cosmetics, and medical devices in Texas. Consumers can learn how the Bureau works to protect health and safety. Industry can find out what regulations affect them and apply for any licenses they may need to operate.
Drugs and Medical Devices
Food and Drug Licensing
Retail Food Establishments
Meat Safety Assurance Unit
Milk and Dairy Group
Seafood and Aquatic Life
Meat Safety Assurance
George McKirahan, D.V.M., Trent Clark
Promotes the health of Texans through the well-regulated, safe use of sources of radiation.