Food And Drugs

Sanitation in Food Establishments

SECTION 21-27-11.8

§ 21-27-11.8. Exemptions.

The provisions of §§ 21-27-11 – 21-27-11.13 shall not apply to:

(1) Special events sponsored by city or town or nonprofit civic organizations such as, but not limited to, school sporting events, firefighter's picnics, little league food booths, grange and church suppers, and fairs;

(2) Temporary food services which have a frequency of less than six (6) events a year such as bazaars, bake sales, and suppers. Individuals responsible for temporary food operations preparing potentially hazardous foods shall be required to register with the division, obtain food safety informational brochures, and distribute these materials to the individuals engaged in food preparation for the event;

(3) Itinerant vendors and other food establishments that serve only commercially pre-packaged foods, beverages, and commercially precooked potentially hazardous foods requiring no manual handling of the food product such as frankfurters;

(4) Retail food stores and delicatessens where only cold foods are prepared;

(5) Private homes, and bed and breakfast establishments.

(6) Any private or public housing complex designated by the federal government as housing for the elderly located in this state, in connection with limited, not-for-profit sales of food to residents of the complex.

(7) Private clubs which do not charge the general public for the sale of food or beverages which serve less than twenty (20) at any one time, and serve less than one hundred (100) meals per month.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1992, ch. 393, § 1; P.L. 1995, ch. 81, § 1; P.L. 1999, ch. 287, § 1.)