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Who to Contact Regarding NM Foodborne Illness, Recalls, or Technical Food Issues   

The NMED Food Program delegates staff resources by District. Currently there are three NMED districts.

Use the District Boundaries map below to determine which district you are in, then use the staff contact list next to the map to contact an NMED Food Specialist for any of the following situations:

o  You are reporting a food related incident (suspected violation/contamination/illness)
o  You are a New Mexico food establishment (business) or consumer affected by a recent recall
o  You have a food recall question
o  You want to inquire about NMED's free food safety training classes
o  You need technical assistance regarding a specific food question

If you have experienced, or know about, an incident involving a food related illness, please use the list below to telephone a NMED Food Specialist immediately. Alternatively, speak with a New Mexico Department of Health infectious disease epidemiologist at (505) 827-0006, available 24 hours/day, 7 days a week.

If you have a complaint concerning a food establishment within the City of Albuquerque, please call 311.

Read more about foodborne illness here.

NMED Districts Map
District I

Hiromi Martinez
NMED Food Specialist
Tel. (505) 222-9513
Email Hiromi

District II

Alex Coca
NMED Food Specialist
Santa Fe
Tel. (505) 216-8269
Email Alex

District III

Melissa Johns
NMED Food Specialist
Las Cruces
Tel. (575) 6288-2050
Email Melissa

Ronald Taylor
NMED Food Specialist
Tel. (575) 624-6046
Email Ron

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