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Food service establishments and food processors in New Mexico are regulated by the New Mexico Environment Department (excluding the city of Albuquerque and Bernallilo county). Various categories of activities have different sets of requirements that can be found here.

FOOD SERVICE AND FOOD PROCESSING REGULATIONS

7.6.2.1 ISSUING AGENCY
7.6.2.2 SCOPE
7.6.2.3 STATUTORY AUTHORITY
7.6.2.4 DURATION
7.6.2.5 EFFECTIVE DATE
7.6.2.6 OBJECTIVE
7.6.2.7 DEFINITIONS

7.6.2.8 GENERAL PROVISIONS AND PROCEDURES
7.6.2.8A Plan Review
7.6.2.8B Permits: Issuance, Expiration And Renewal
7.6.2.8C Permit Suspension And Revocation
7.6.2.8D Immediate Suspension
7.6.2.8E Hearings
7.6.2.8F Timeliness
7.6.2.8G Compliance With Regulations
7.6.2.8H Procedures When Infraction Is Suspected
7.6.2.8I Inspection By Health Authority
7.6.2.8J Variances
7.6.2.8K Permit Fees
7.6.2.8L Current Food And Drug Administration Food Code Applicability
7.6.2.8M Procedures For Embargo, Recall, And Condemnation

7.6.2.9 FOOD PROTECTION REQUIREMENTS
7.6.2.9A Wholesomeness Of Food And Drink
7.6.2.9B Food Establishment Time And Temperature Requirements
7.6.2.9C Storage, Display, Transporting And Serving Of Food And Drink
7.6.2.9D Cleaning And Sanitizing Of utensils And Equipment
7.6.2.9E Storage And Handling Of Cleaned Equipment And Utensils
7.6.2.9F Plumbing And Disposal Of Wastes
7.6.2.9G Lavatory Facilities
7.6.2.9H Cleanliness Of Employees
7.6.2.91 Water Supply
7.6.2.9J Sulfiting Agents
7.6.2.9K Miscellaneous

7.6.2.10 GENERAL EQUIPMENT AND CONSTRUCTION REQUIREMENTS
7.6.2.10A Equipment Design, Construction And Materials
7.6.2.10B Toilet Facilities
7.6.2.10C Floors
7.6.2.10D Walls And Ceilings
7.6.2.10E Doors And Windows
7.6.2.10F Electrical And Lighting
7.6.2.10G Ventilation

7.6.2.11 TEMPORARY, MOBILE, SEASONAL, RESTRICTED MENU, BED AND BREAKFAST, AND CATERER FOOD SERVICE ESTABLISHMENT REQUIREMENTS
7.6.2.11A Temporary Food Service Establishments
7.6.2.11B Mobile Food Service Units And Pushcarts
7.6.2.11C Seasonal Or Restricted Menu Food Service Establishments
7.6.2.11D Bed And Breakfast Food Service Establishments
7.6.2.11E Caterer Food Service Establishments

7.6.2.12 GENERAL FOOD PROCESSING REQUIREMENTS
7.6.2.12A Specific Food Processing Definitions, as used in 7.6.2.12
7.6.2.12B Food Processor Permit\ Requirements
7.6.2.12C Sale Of Adulterated Or Misbranded Food
7.6.2.12D Labeling Requirements
7.6.2.12E Standards Of Identity
7.6.2.12F Low-Acid Canned Foods And Acidified Foods
7.6.2.12G Operational Plans
7.6.2.12H Compliance With Accepted Operational Procedures

7.6.2.13 JERKY PROCESSING REQUIREMENTS
7.6.2.13A Specific Jerky Processing Definitions, as used in 7.6.2.13
7.6.2.13B Jerky Processing Methods

7.6.2.14 BOTTLED WATER PROCESSING REQUIREMENTS
7.6.2.14A Specific Bottled Water Processing Definitions, as used in 7.6.2.14
7.6.2.14B Bottled Water Processing Operational Requirements And Standards
7.6.2.14C Bottled Water Labeling Requirements And Batch Code Identification
7.6.2.14D Analytical Requirements
7.6.2.14E Monitoring Requirements
7.6.2.14F Record Maintenance
7.6.2.14G Waivers From Source Water Sampling And Testing

7.6.2.15 SHELLFISH PROCESSING AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
7.6.2.15A Specific Shellfish Processing Definitions, as used in 7.6.2.15
7.6.2.15B General Shellfish Processing Requirements
7.6.2.15C Permits And Certification
7.6.2.15D Shellfish Certificate
7.6.2.15E Shellstock Shippers
7.6.2.15F Shellfish Reshippers
7.6.2.15G Shellfish Repackers
7.6.2.15H Shellfish Quality Control
7.6.2.15I Wet Storage Of Shellfish

7.6.2.16 HOME-BASED FOOD PROCESSING
7.6.2.16A Plan Reveiw, Permitting, INspection, and Training Requirements
7.6.2.16B Food Protection Requirments
7.6.2.16C Exceptions And Limitations
7.6.2.16D Home-Based Food Labeling

7.6.2.17 MISCELLANEOUS
7.6.2.17A Severability
7.6.2.17B Amendment And Supersession Of Prior Regulations; References In Other Regulations
7.6.2.17C Savings Clause
7.6.2.17D Collateral Requirements
7.6.2.17E Limitation Of Defense

HISTORY OF 7.6.2 NMAC

 

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