Food & Drug Protection Division
The Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act is the law that provides the framework used to uniformly administer programs designed to assure consumers in North Carolina that foods, drugs, devices, and cosmetics are safe, wholesome, unadulterated, properly labeled, registered, manufactured, stored, and distributed in a manner that ensures their safety and efficacy to consumers and the environment. Foods should be pure and wholesome, safe to eat, and produced under sanitary conditions. Drugs and devices should be safe and effective for their intended uses. Cosmetics must be safe and manufactured from approved ingredients. All food, drug, and cosmetic labels, labeling, and packaging must be truthful, informative, and not deceptive.
For EACH license - an INDIVIDUAL application/check must be submitted. We will no longer accept combined applications/checks for multiple licenses. If they are received in that way - they will be returned.
Renewal Applications will be not accepted until November 1st, 2023 or later for the 2024 year and must be on our 2024 version of the application. Any Renewal Application received before November 1st, or any application (New Registration or Renewal) that are submitted on an old version of the application will be returned.