Texas Department of State Health Services TFER
Friday, December 16, 2016 at 9:23am


The new Texas Food Establishment Rules (TFER) became effective on October 11, 2015.  In order to find a copy of the new Rules, please visit our Laws and Rules page at:, along with the Guidance and Publications page at:

Since October 2015, Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) provided educational opportunities throughout the state for regulatory and industry partners on The new Texas Food Establishment Rules (TFER) titled "TFER 101 Training'. DSHS is pleased to announce that 'TFER 101 by Sub-Chapters Training' PDF is available on our Guidance and Publications page at:, where you will find updated Regulatory Clarifications and Guidance Documents for use with the new TFER.