Director: Ann Applegate, BS Phone: (260) 449-7562 FAX: (260) 449-3010 Email: ann.applegate@allencounty.us
Location: 200 E. Berry St., Suite 360, Fort Wayne, IN 46802 Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday - Friday
Meet the Staff: Steve Schumm, REHS, Asst. Director; Audrey Graft; Env. Health Specialist; Matthew Rosbrugh, Env. Health Specialist; Michelle Radosevich, Env. Health Specialist; Steve Niemoeller, Env. Health Specialist; Betsy Graham, Support Staff; Janee Brown, Support Staff

Food Inspection Reports

In response to some recent food establishment closures, the Department of Health is providing answers to some frequently asked questions about our inspection program. Click here.


2014 Inspections

Prior Year Inspections

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  • Director Ann Applegate
  • Inspectors package some food products to be tested.
  • New establishments or ones undergoing remodeling or renovation are subject to a facility plan review.
  • Inspectors check coolers and storage areas to make sure food is stored properly and at the right temperatures.
  • Inspectors make sure that dish machines are working properly and operating at the right temperature.
  • Inspectors make sure that ice machines are being operated properly.
  • Food inspectors document their findings in a food inspection report.
  • Inspectors go over their findings with manageres and operators to make sure any violations are corrected.
  • The Department of Health also does inspections of tattoo and body piering facilities.
  • Inspectors go over their findings with the tattoo artists and operators.
Did You Know?

You can protect yourself first by choosing which tattoo and body piercing facility to patronize. Tattoo and body piercing facilities are are inspected by the local health department to make sure they are clean and have adequate kitchen facilities, and those inspection reports are available to the public upon request. You can find out how tattoo and body piercing facilities did on their most recent inspection and use that score to help you make your choice.