Mobile Food Establishments/Mobile Cooking Operations

Deadline: February 24, 2021



The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is considering the development of ANSI Accredited Standards in support of the mobile food establishment community, as well as the life safety inspection communities.  Standards development will include requirements to provide minimum fire and life safety provisions for mobile food establishments including design, installation, operation, inspection and maintenance of the cooking equipment, systems and mobile unit.

NFPA is seeking comments from all interested organizations and individuals to gauge whether support exists for standards development for mobile cooking establishments/mobile cooking operations.  Specifically, please submit your comments to the following:

  1. Are you, or your organization, in favor of the development of an NFPA Standard pertaining to minimum fire and life safety provisions for mobile food establishments?
  2. Please state your reason(s) for supporting or opposing such standards development.
  3. Are you or your organization interested in applying for membership on the Technical Committee if the Standards Council initiates development activities on the proposed project?  If yes, please submit an application, in addition to your comments in support of the project:  Submit online application*

Please submit all comments to Standards Administration, in support or opposition for standards development on mobile food establishments, by February 24, 2021

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*Note:  Applications being accepted for purposes of documenting applicant interest in committee participation.  Acceptance of applications by NFPA does not guaranty or imply the Standards Council will ultimately approve standards development activity on this subject matter.