A food and beverage establishment is defined as a building, structure, enclosure, or any part of a building, structure, or enclosure used as, maintained as, advertised as, or held out to be an operation that prepares, serves, or otherwise provides food or beverages or both, for human consumption.
Food and beverage establishments are regulated under Minnesota Statute 157 and Minnesota Rule 4626 and are licensed and inspected by Morrison County. Food and beverage establishments are inspected on a routine basis for compliance with the Food Code, or more frequently if an establishment has a history of improper food handling.
Food and beverage establishments such as grocery stores, convenience stores and bakeries are regulated through the Minnesota Department of Agriculture.
A lodging establishment is defined, in Minnesota Statute 157, as a building, structure, enclosure, or any part thereof used as, maintained as, advertised as, or held out to be a place where sleeping accommodations are furnished to the public as regular roomers, for periods of one week or more, and having five or more beds to let to the public. Lodging establishments are governed by Minnesota Rule 4625 and are licensed and inspected for compliance by Morrison County Public Health.