Bill Status of HB4698 100th General Assembly
Short Description: FOOD ALLERGIES-FOOD SERVICE
Rep. Jonathan Carroll
| 1/8/2019||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Food Handling Regulation Enforcement Act. Provides that the Department of Public Health shall establish a food allergy awareness program that requires each food service establishment in the State to either: (1) display, in a prominent location accessible by the food service establishment's consumers, a poster that concerns food allergy awareness and is approved by the Department, or (2) make available, upon request, a comprehensive list of the foods that the food service establishment serves and a list of the allergens contained within the foods that includes information on the risk of cross-contamination for the foods. Provides that a food service establishment that makes available a comprehensive list shall update it as is necessary. Provides that the Department shall maintain a website that lists the food service establishments that have violated these provisions and the number of violations for each food service establishment. Provides that the Department shall adopt any rules necessary to enforce these provisions.