Food Borne Disease

Enforcement Surveillance & Preparedness
The Enforcement Surveillance and Preparedness Division is responsible for prevention, education, enforcement, and investigation of food establishments and food borne illnesses in Black Hawk County and surrounding areas. The Black Hawk County Health Department/Northeast Iowa Inspections contracts with the Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals (DIA) to enforce the 2009 FDA Food Code and Supplement in Black Hawk County and 8 other counties in the Cedar Valley area providing an average of 2,600 food inspections per year.

Counties
The following counties are inspected for food:
  • Benton
  • Black Hawk
  • Bremer
  • Buchanan
  • Butler
  • Delaware
  • Fayette
  • Grundy
  • Tama