Consumer Protection

Purpose

The Colorado Consumer Protection Division protects Colorado residents and visitors by preventing an array of health hazards.

The division will....

  • Assists consumers with complaints
  • Consults with regulated industries, communities, organizations, and individuals
  • Coordinate consumer protection activities with local, state, and federal agencies
  • Help control insects, rodents, and other vectors of animal borne diseases
  • Institute corrective actions for recognized public hazards in the marketplace
  • Monitor food, milk, drugs, and medical devices
  • Regulate consumer products and household substances
  • Regulate correctional facilities and schools
  • Regulate day care centers
  • Regulate food preparation environments such as restaurants, food manufacturers, and processing plants
  • Regulate, reviews, and investigates foods

Upcoming Food Safety Classes

ServSafe Food Protection Manager Training

ServSafe is a comprehensive course on food safety that is administered by the National Restaurant Association. A full day workshop costs $115 per person which includes 7 hours of training, a ServSafe textbook, and a proctored exam. Upcoming classes are:

  • Thursday, April 9th from 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Wednesday, November 18th from 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

The updated Colorado Food Code requires all retail food establishments to have a Certified Food Protection Manager on hand and exerting active managerial control at all times. ServSafe participants who score 75% or above on the exam obtain this required certification as Food Proteciton Managers.

Email Lori or call her at (970) 641-1260 if you have any questions.

Download the ServSafe PDF Flyer for more information and registration form.