Association of Food and Drug Officials
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*Does Conduct Inspections
The Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals is responsible for licensing and inspecting retail food facilities within the state of Iowa. The Department contracts with 12 local health departments to conduct retail permitting and inspections within their geographic area on their behalf.
Covers Appanoose, Davis, Lucas, and Monroe counties
Covers Benton, Black Hawk, Bremer, Buchanan, Fayette, and Grundy counties
Covers Buena Vista, Calhoun, Ida, Pocahontas, and Sac counties
Conducts Licensing Only - Linn county conducts inspections
Covers Des Moines, Henry, Lee, and Van Buren counties
Covers Linn county and Inspections in Jones county
Covers Cherokee, Clay, Dickinson, Emmet, Lyon, O’Brien, Osceola, Palo Alto, Plymouth, Sioux, and Woodbury counties