Foods Division

The Tippecanoe County Health Department Foods Division is charged with enhancing the quality of life for the citizens of Tippecanoe County through the inspection process of over 620 Food Service and Retail Establishments.

Inspections are conducted with emphasis on the five key public health concerns, which are:
  • Consumer advisory
  • Controlling hands as a vehicle of contamination
  • Employee health controls
  • Food handler certification
  • Time and temperature parameters for controlling pathogens
The division is also responsible for:

Additional Information

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Filing a Complaint 

To file a complaint please call, email or write to the Food Division of the Tippecanoe County Health Department.

Phone: 765-423-9221 Ext. 3
Fax: 765-423-9277
Address: 20 N 3rd St. Lafayette, IN 47901

For your information any complaint that is received electronically or in writing is recorded on a State Approved Form, and is maintained in a computer database and becomes public information under IC 5-14-3 through IC 4-14-10.1 known as the Access to Public Records Act of Indiana. It is a policy of this state that all persons are entitled to full and complete information regarding the affairs of government and the official acts of those who represent them as public officials or employees.

The Tippecanoe County Health Department is here to serve you, so the greater the detailed information you can provide the better we will be able to serve your needs in this situation.