New Mexico
Environment Department

Contact Information:
(505) 827-2855 MAIN // 1-800-219-6157 (toll free)
Environmental Emergencies:
505-827-9329 (24 hrs)

Food Program

Person in Charge

Person in Charge (PIC)

Each permitted food facility is required to have a Person in Charge (PIC) during all hours of operation.  The PIC is responsible for keeping the food safe for the public and complying with all of the NMED food regulations. 

To view our fact sheet concerning the roles and responsibilities of the PIC click here.

For complete details about the PIC’s roles and responsibilities, please see Chapter 2-1 of the Retail and Manufactured Food Field Guide.