Reference Manual 83C1

Food Safety

FDA Model Food Code




Effective Date:  April 1, 2014


Supersedes RM83C1 dated 2010


This update is necessitated by Directors Order #83 [see section IV.C], which stipulates that the National Park Service will use the most recent version of the Model Food Code provided by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, and their issuance of an updated Model Food Code in 2013.


The Food Code is available for download at:[1]


Or for public sale by:


U.S. Department of Commerce

National Technical Information Service

5301 Shawnee Road, Alexandria, VA 22312

Phone: 1-800-553-6847

Refer to report number PB2013-110462


ISBN 978-1-935239-02-4


[1] The code was located at this URL as of January 16,2014 and FDA may change the URL in the future