Food And Drugs

Food Donations

SECTION 21-34-1

§ 21-34-1. Immunity from liability for food donors.

A person, or organization including, but not limited to, a farmer, a processor, distributor, wholesaler, or retailer of food, or restaurant, or accredited culinary arts school, who in good faith donates food, including surplus, prepared food that has been maintained at a safe temperature, which appears to be fit for human consumption at the time it is donated to a bona fide charitable or nonprofit organization for the use or distribution to the needy shall not be liable for civil damages or criminal penalties for any injury or illness resulting from the nature, age, condition, or packaging of the donated food unless the injury or illness is a direct result of the intentional misconduct or recklessness of the donor.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1981, ch. 386, § 1; P.L. 2005, ch. 364, § 1; P.L. 2005, ch. 385, § 1.)