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Food safety regulations are based on the location of your establishment.  Requirements fall under one of three areas of jurisdiction:  Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, and the rest of New Mexico.

We have compiled quick lists of resources for you to easily access the regulations in your area.  Check your jurisdiction’s website for updates and specific information.  Contact us if there is other information you’d like to see included.

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State of New Mexico

Businesses outside of Albuquerque and Bernalillo County follow the regulations of the State of New Mexico NMED Food Program.  The regulations proposed before the Environmental Improvement Board (EIB) on August 24, 2018 were approved. The new compliance deadline is APRIL 1,2019CLICK HERE for details.


Businesses within the Albuquerque city limits follow the regulations of the Environmental Health Department of the City of Albuquerque.

Bernalillo County

Businesses within the unincorporated areas of Bernalillo County follow the regulations of the Food Safety Section of the Planning and Development Department of Bernalillo County.

Additional Resources:

Clean Up and Disinfection Posters – English, Spanish

“Keep it Compliant” – Poster, Activity Sheet, Infographic

“Keep it Controlled” – Poster, Activity Sheet, Video

“Keep it Safe” – Poster, Activity Sheet, Infographic

“Keep it Up” – Poster, Activity Sheet, Video


Minimum Cooking Temperatures

Norovirus and Handwashing

Guidance Docs:

Supplier Approval Program

White Papers:

The Future of Food Safety

Norovirus and the Notorious Dangers

Supplier Approval Programs: Beyond the Checklist

General Links:

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