Food Safety - Dairy Safety in South Carolina

COVID-19 Response: Food Safety Re-Opening Toolkit and Resources

​Based on recommendations from the CDC and FDA, DHEC has developed tools and resources to assist dairy food businesses to operate in response to COVID-19. Please click the link above for guidance and tools to help combat this pandemic.

DHEC regulates all Grade A Dairy facilities in the state that produce, haul, process, package, and distribute milk and milk products. We run lab tests on samples of raw and finished products and water supplies from each facility. 

Regulatory Information

Applications & Permit

Submit a complete and signed application to DHEC by following the instructions at the bottom of the form. Applications with blank fields and/or unsigned are incomplete and cannot be accepted.

Sample Inspection Reports

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Contact Information



Mailing Address

Bureau of Environmental Health Services
Division of Food Protection & Lead Risk Assessment
2600 Bull Street 
Columbia, SC 29201

Physical Address

Division of Food Protection & Lead Risk Assessment
State Park Health Center
8500 Farrow Road, Building 5
Columbia, SC 29203


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