Public food service within the State of Indiana is regulated by the Food Protection Program of the Indiana Department of Health (IDOH) and, as delegated by the IDOH, by local health jurisdiction.
The commercial sale of food products at IUPUI is currently regulated by the Department of Food Safety of the Marion County Public Health Department (MCPHD). The Department of Food Safety enforces an ordinance modeled after federal and state food protection regulations and is found in Chapter 8 of The Code of The Health and Hospital Corporation of Marion County, Indiana.
Fixed food service operations on the IUPUI campus are currently licensed by the MCPHD and are inspected by the agency on a frequency appropriate for the nature of the food served. Theprocedures on this page are intended to provide guidance for events involving the sale or offering of food that are not currently licensed or sanctioned by the MCPHD including but not limited to temporary food service such as those seen at community events and festivals or student fundraiser events involving the sale of food.