SB 88 Exempts certain food sales from food inspection laws
Sponsor: Klindt
LR Number: 0288S.01P Fiscal Note: 0288-01
Committee: Aging, Families, Mental & Public Health
Last Action: 4/5/2005 - Hearing Conducted H Agriculture Policy Committee Journal Page:
Title: Calendar Position:
Effective Date: August 28, 2005

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SB 88 - This act exempts certain food sales from food inspection laws.

Religious, charitable, and nonprofit organizations that sell foods, which are not potentially dangerous, at their events are exempt from state food inspection laws.

Sellers of jams, jellies, and honey are exempt from specified production requirements as long as they do not annually sell more than $30,000 of jams, jellies, and honey per domicile. Sellers of jams, jellies, and honey are also exempt from all other health standards pursuant to Sections 196.190 to 196.271, RSMo, as long as the following requirements are met:

-The jams, jellies, and honey must be manufactured in the domicile of the person processing and selling them;

-The jams, jellies, and honey must be labeled in legible English with certain information;

-A placard must be displayed in a prominent location stating "This product has not been inspected by the Department; and

-A record of jams, jellies, and honey processed and sold must be maintained.

Anyone who violates these provisions may be enjoined from selling jams, jellies, and honey by the Department.

This act is identical to SCS/SB 857 (2004).

ADRIANE CROUSE