Report a Problem with a Food Establishment

Report problems or request inspections of food establishments regarding; foodborne illnesses, mold, employees working while ill, lack of water, proper trash disposal or with pests or animals on the premises.

Begin online Call 314-622-4800


The City of St. Louis Health Department appreciates reports of problems with food establishments. Department personnel may already be aware of the problem and may already be working to resolve it, but sometimes your call is what's needed to learn about an issue.


Provide as much information as possible. Include information on:

  • Name of the establishment
  • Address or intersection of the food establishment.
  • Describe your experience.
  • Include date and time if applicable and known.


  1. Start with the 'Begin Online' button below and select the service that best describe the situation.
  2. Complete the steps and submit the request.

Begin online Call 314-622-4800


No fee associated with the service request.

What to Expect

You will receive an email with a request ID number.  

You can use the number to check the status of the service request.

Additional Information

Learn about the City of St. Louis' Food and Beverage Control Program.


Department of Health

(314) 612-5100

1520 Market, Room 4051
St. Louis, MO 63103

Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm

Contact the Department of Health

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