To place a complaint about a retail food store or other retail food service facility (Restaurant, Carryout, Grocery Store, etc.), please contact the local health department in the county where the facility is located.
To place a complaint about a cottage food product, please complete the Cottage Food Product Complaint form that you can access by clicking here.
To place a complaint about a commercially manufactured food (pre-packaged foods purchased at a grocery store)
made in the State of Maryland, please contact the Center for Food Processing at
To place a complaint about a milk or dairy product (bottled milk, yogurt, cheese, ice cream, etc.), please contact the Center for Milk and Dairy Product Safety's Hagerstown office at 301-791-4779.
To place a complaint about commercially manufactured food
product made in a state other than Maryland, please contact the U.S. Food and
Drug Administration (FDA), Maryland Consumer Complaint coordinator, at
201 W. Preston Street, Baltimore, MD 21201-2399
(410) 767-6500 or 1-877-463-3464