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Food Inspection & Safety

Information about food inspection and safety.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) information sent to restaurants

Additional COVID-19 information for restaurants

The governor announced that the state will aggressively enforce the mandatory face-covering requirement for all residents in public places. In accordance with state law, violators will be subject to a $100 fine. In addition, retailers will now be required to ensure that their customers are wearing face coverings in order to enter store premises.

Therefore, facilities in the City of Albuquerque found to be non-compliant with this current public health order may face enforcement action, which could include citation, fines or immediate closure and suspension of permit. Please refer to letter from the State of NM for additional information.


Every year, millions of people get sick from the food they eat, without ever knowing that it was food that caused their illness. Most of the time, these illnesses can be prevented by using safe food handling tips.