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FOOD

See also AND BEVERAGE SERVICE ESTABLISHMENTS

"Featuring" labeling statements

Authority for rules, Minn. Rules 1556.0100

Authorization, Minn. Rules 1556.0160

Color and appearance, Minn. Rules 1556.0145

Eligible products, Minn. Rules 1556.0120, 1556.0145, 1556.0170

Enforcement of law, Minn. Rules 1556.0170

Inspections, Minn. Rules 1556.0170

Investigations, Minn. Rules 1556.0170

Licenses, Minn. Rules 1556.0160

Use, Minn. Rules 1556.0145

"Fresh from your neighbor" labeling statements

Authority for rules, Minn. Rules 1556.0100

Authorization, Minn. Rules 1556.0160

Eligible products, Minn. Rules 1556.0120

Enforcement of law, Minn. Rules 1556.0170

Inspections, Minn. Rules 1556.0170

Investigations, Minn. Rules 1556.0170

Licenses, Minn. Rules 1556.0160

Use, Minn. Rules 1556.0120

"Minnesota grown" labeling statements

Authority for rules, Minn. Rules 1556.0100

Authorization, Minn. Rules 1556.0160

Eligible products, Minn. Rules 1556.0120, 1556.0170

Enforcement of law, Minn. Rules 1556.0170

Improper use, defined, Minn. Rules 1556.0110

Inspections, Minn. Rules 1556.0170

Investigations, Minn. Rules 1556.0170

Licenses, Minn. Rules 1556.0160

Use, Minn. Rules 1556.0120

Additives, see FOOD ADDITIVES

Adult community-based residential correctional facilities, generally, Minn. Rules 2920.0100 to 2920.7600

Adulteration

Adulterated food, defined, Minn. Rules 4626.0020

Distressed food, Minn. Rules 1550.2840, 1550.2870

Food and beverage service establishments, Minn. Rules 4626.0020, 4626.0445, 4626.1805

Generally, Minn. Rules 1550.0410, 1550.1290

Not corrected by labeling, Minn. Rules 1550.0330

Prohibited, Minn. Rules 4626.0015, 4626.0125

Advertising

"Fresh from your neighbor" labeling statements, use, Minn. Rules 1556.0120

"Minnesota grown" labeling statements, use, Minn. Rules 1556.0120

Application of law

Definitions, Minn. Rules 1550.0890

Meat and meat products, compliance, Minn. Rules 1540.4370

Standards, Minn. Rules 1550.0890

Authority for rules, "Minnesota grown" labeling statements, Minn. Rules 1556.0100

Bakeries, Minn. Rules 1550.1255 to 1550.1530

Beer, see BEER

Beverages, nonalcoholic beverages, see NONALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES

Bills of lading, contract haulers or common carriers, delivery of food, Minn. Rules 1550.1020

Boundary Waters Canoe Area, storage, effective date of rules, Minn. Rules 6140.1400

Brokers, food establishments, exclusion, Minn. Rules 4626.0020

Bulk food, dispensing, establishments, Minn. Rules 4626.2010

By-products, labels and labeling, Minn. Rules 1550.0320

Catsup, bottles, Minn. Rules 4626.0020

Child care centers, Minn. Rules 9503.0005 to 9503.0170

Children in out-of-home placement

Detention settings, Minn. Rules 2960.0270

Foster care, Minn. Rules 2960.3080

Requirements, generally, Minn. Rules 2960.0080

Clean, defined, Minn. Rules 4626.0020

Cleaned in place (CIP), Minn. Rules 4626.0020

Coating, staining, or other treatment, Minn. Rules 1550.0360

Cold storage warehouses, Minn. Rules 1550.2120 to 1550.2330

Coloring, see FOOD COLORING

Commercial canneries, Minn. Rules 1550.1880 to 1550.2100

Comminuted products, defined, Minn. Rules 4626.0020

Compounds

Preservatives, labeling, Minn. Rules 1550.0400

Term, use, Minn. Rules 1550.0280

Consumers

Defined, Minn. Rules 4626.0020

Food and beverage service establishments, Minn. Rules 4626.0035

Containers

Defects, food rendered unfit for use, Minn. Rules 1550.2910

Fill, Minn. Rules 1550.0910, 1550.0920

Food and beverage service establishments, see Food containers under FOOD AND BEVERAGE SERVICE ESTABLISHMENTS

Formed-aluminum containers, defined as single-use articles, food code, Minn. Rules 4626.0020

Products unfit for human food, Minn. Rules 1550.2910

Quality, Minn. Rules 1550.0890, 1550.0920

Standards, interpretation of law, Minn. Rules 1550.0890

Water capacity, Minn. Rules 1550.0900

Wildlife exhibits, Minn. Rules 6244.2800

Contamination, see Food under FOOD AND BEVERAGE SERVICE ESTABLISHMENTS

Contents classification, floodproofing of buildings, federal regulations, amendments, Minn. Rules 1335.2300

Correctional facilities, see CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES

Critical points, HACCP, see HACCP plans under FOOD AND BEVERAGE SERVICE ESTABLISHMENTS

Definitions

Application of law, Minn. Rules 1550.0890

Containers

Fill, Minn. Rules 1550.0910

Substandard quality, Minn. Rules 1550.0920

Water capacity, Minn. Rules 1550.0900

Delivery of food, Minn. Rules 1550.0930

Food code, Minn. Rules 4626.0020

Food salvage establishments, sanitation, Minn. Rules 1550.2750

Interpretation of law, Minn. Rules 1550.0890

Minnesota food products logo, Minn. Rules 1550.2950

"Minnesota grown" labeling statements, Minn. Rules 1556.0110

Quality assurance dating, Minn. Rules 1550.1040

Reconditioned food, Minn. Rules 1550.2860

Sales and use taxes, Minn. Rules 8130.1900

Salvaged food, Minn. Rules 1550.2860

WIC program, Minn. Rules 4617.0002

Delivery equipment

Construction, Minn. Rules 1550.0940, 1550.0950

Contract haulers or common carriers, identification, Minn. Rules 1550.1020

Defined, Minn. Rules 1550.0930

Frozen food, Minn. Rules 1550.0970, 1550.1020

Hot food, Minn. Rules 1550.0980

Identification, Minn. Rules 1550.1000

Licensees, duties, Minn. Rules 1550.1000

Perishable foods, Minn. Rules 1550.0950

Readily perishable foods, Minn. Rules 1550.0960, 1550.1020

Refrigeration equipment, Minn. Rules 1550.0960

Sanitation, Minn. Rules 1550.0940

Temperature, Minn. Rules 1550.0960, 1550.0970, 1550.0980

Violations, license suspension or revocation, Minn. Rules 1550.1010

Delivery services, defined as food establishments, food code, Minn. Rules 4626.0020

Diets, see DIETS

Distributors, delivery equipment, duties, Minn. Rules 1550.1000 to 1550.1020

Dressings, Minn. Rules 4626.0245, 8130.4700

Edible vegetable oils and fats, see EDIBLE FATS AND OILS

Eggs, Minn. Rules 1520.0200 to 1520.2000

Enforcement of law, labels and labeling, Minn. Rules 1556.0170

Equipment

Delivery equipment, see same under this topic

Salvage and reconditioning, see same under this topic

Expired or damaged food, defined, Minn. Rules 4617.0002

False advertising, prohibited, Minn. Rules 4626.0015, 4626.0125

Fats, edible, see EDIBLE FATS AND OILS

Fees, labeling statements, Minn. Rules 1556.0170

Fish processing establishments, Minn. Rules 1545.2840 to 1545.3120

Fish smoking establishments, Minn. Rules 1545.3130 to 1545.3170

Food code

Citation, Minn. Rules 4626.0010

Definitions, Minn. Rules 4626.0020

Food establishments, see Food under FOOD AND BEVERAGE SERVICE ESTABLISHMENTS

Fruit juices, see FRUIT JUICES

Generally, Minn. Rules 4626.0017

Hazard analysis critical control point plans, see HACCP plans under FOOD AND BEVERAGE SERVICE ESTABLISHMENTS

Food items

Defined, Minn. Rules 4617.0002

WIC program, see Food items under WIC PROGRAM

Food products

Definitions

Minnesota food products logo, Minn. Rules 1550.2950

WIC program, Minn. Rules 4617.0002

Food salvage establishments

Air conditioning systems, Minn. Rules 1550.2630

Ceilings, Minn. Rules 1550.2505

Cleaning materials, Minn. Rules 1550.2750

Compressed air, Minn. Rules 1550.2720

Construction, Minn. Rules 1550.2505, 1550.2510

Contamination, prevention

Dry storage facilities, Minn. Rules 1550.2790

Elevated platforms or mezzanine floors, Minn. Rules 1550.2600

Generally, Minn. Rules 1550.2500 to 1550.2510, 1550.2560, 1550.2570

Lights and lighting, Minn. Rules 1550.2630

Plumbing, Minn. Rules 1550.2550

Refrigerated facilities, Minn. Rules 1550.2780

Distressed food, separation from salvaged food, Minn. Rules 1550.2520

Doors

Construction, Minn. Rules 1550.2505

Entryways, Minn. Rules 1550.2580

Living quarters, separation, Minn. Rules 1550.2610

Processing rooms, Minn. Rules 1550.2590

Drains and drainage, Minn. Rules 1550.2500, 1550.2550, 1550.2780

Dressing rooms, Minn. Rules 1550.2760

Dry storage facilities, Minn. Rules 1550.2790

Elevated platforms of mezzanine floors, Minn. Rules 1550.2600

Employees, Minn. Rules 1550.2750, 1550.2800

Entryways, Minn. Rules 1550.2580

Equipment and utensils, Minn. Rules 1550.2620, 1550.2710, 1550.2750

Filters, Minn. Rules 1550.2720

Floors, Minn. Rules 1550.2505, 1550.2540, 1550.2600

Garbage, disposal and handling, Minn. Rules 1550.2680, 1550.2690

Garbage and refuse receptacles, cleaning, Minn. Rules 1550.2700

Hand-washing facilities, Minn. Rules 1550.2760

Insecticides, handling, Minn. Rules 1550.2770

Lights and lighting, Minn. Rules 1550.2630, 1550.2760

Liquid waste, disposal, Minn. Rules 1550.2660, 1550.2760

Living quarters, separation, Minn. Rules 1550.2610

Location, Minn. Rules 1550.2500

Maintenance and repair, Minn. Rules 1550.2530

Notice given, distressed food, possession, Minn. Rules 1550.2820

Pests, control and eradication, Minn. Rules 1550.2770

Plumbing

Code compliance, Minn. Rules 1550.2670

Contamination, prevention, Minn. Rules 1550.2550

Generally, Minn. Rules 1550.2640

Refrigeration facilities, Minn. Rules 1550.2780

Posting (notices)

Distressed food not for sale, Minn. Rules 1550.2810

Hand washing, Minn. Rules 1550.2760

No smoking signs, Minn. Rules 1550.2800

Premises, Minn. Rules 1550.2500

Processing rooms, Minn. Rules 1550.2590

Quality control, Minn. Rules 1550.2830

Refrigerated storage facilities, Minn. Rules 1550.2780

Refrigeration facilities, temperature indicators, Minn. Rules 1550.2740

Rodenticides, handling, Minn. Rules 1550.2770

Sanitation

Buildings, Minn. Rules 1550.2530

Definitions, Minn. Rules 1550.2750

Dressing rooms, Minn. Rules 1550.2760

Employees, training, Minn. Rules 1550.2750

Equipment and utensils, Minn. Rules 1550.2710, 1550.2750

Generally, Minn. Rules 1550.2530, 1550.2750

Toilets and toilet facilities, Minn. Rules 1550.2760

Scope of rules, Minn. Rules 1550.2490

Sewers, Minn. Rules 1550.2660, 1550.2760

Signs, hand washing, Minn. Rules 1550.2760

Soap, Minn. Rules 1550.2760

Solid waste, disposal and handling, Minn. Rules 1550.2680, 1550.2690

Standards, Minn. Rules 1550.2490

Toilets and toilet facilities, Minn. Rules 1550.2760

Towels, Minn. Rules 1550.2760

Ventilation, Minn. Rules 1550.2630

Wall and floor junctures, Minn. Rules 1550.2560

Walls

Construction, Minn. Rules 1550.2505

Living quarters, separation, Minn. Rules 1550.2610

Processing rooms, Minn. Rules 1550.2560, 1550.2590

Surfaces, Minn. Rules 1550.2560

Waste disposal, Minn. Rules 1550.2650, 1550.2660, 1550.2690

Water supply, Minn. Rules 1550.2640

Windows, Minn. Rules 1550.2570

Wiring, Minn. Rules 1550.2730

Foodborne disease outbreaks

Defined, Minn. Rules 4626.0020

Prevention, food and beverage service establishments, Minn. Rules 4626.0030 to 4626.0050

Foster care, Minn. Rules 2960.3080

Fruit, see FRUIT

Hearings, open dating, Minn. Rules 1550.1150, 1550.1160

Honey houses, Minn. Rules 1550.2340 to 1550.2480

Hot food, delivery equipment, Minn. Rules 1550.0980

Identification, see Food under FOOD AND BEVERAGE SERVICE ESTABLISHMENTS

Imminent food hazards, defined, Minn. Rules 4626.0020

Inspections

Food salvage establishments, Minn. Rules 1550.2840

Labels and labeling, Minn. Rules 1556.0170

Interpretation of law, Minn. Rules 1550.0890

Investigations

Labels and labeling, Minn. Rules 1556.0170

Perishable foods

Aged foods, dating, Minn. Rules 1550.1150

Quality assurance dating, Minn. Rules 1550.1160, 1550.1170

Invoices, contract haulers or common carriers, delivery of food, Minn. Rules 1550.1020

Jails, food in, see Food under JAILS

Juvenile detention centers, see JUVENILE DETENTION CENTERS

Juvenile residential facilities, Minn. Rules 2960.0010 to 2960.0710

Kosher foods, Minn. Rules 1550.0650 to 1550.0830

Labels and labeling

Adulterations not corrected by labeling, Minn. Rules 1550.0330

Authority for rules, Minn. Rules 1556.0100

Below standard in fill, Minn. Rules 1550.0920

By-products or waste materials, Minn. Rules 1550.0320

Compliance with other law, Minn. Rules 1556.0150

Containers, below standard in fill, Minn. Rules 1550.0920

Cultivated wild rice labeling statement, Minn. Rules 1556.0134

Destruction or mutilation when opening packages, Minn. Rules 1550.0150

"Featuring" labeling statement, Minn. Rules 1556.0100 to 1556.0170

Food taken from original package, Minn. Rules 1550.0130

Geographical names, use, Minn. Rules 1550.0200

Hand harvested wild rice labeling statement, Minn. Rules 1556.0120, 1556.0132

Improper use, defined, Minn. Rules 1556.0110

"Minnesota grown" labeling statement, see same under this topic

Mislabeling, distressed food, Minn. Rules 1550.2870

Misrepresentation, prohibited, Minn. Rules 1550.0090

Misstatements, prohibited, Minn. Rules 1550.0090

Omitting, prohibited, Minn. Rules 1550.0100

"Organic product" labeling statement, Minn. Rules 1556.0160, 1556.0170

Outside containers, Minn. Rules 1550.0140

Preservatives, compounds or mixtures, Minn. Rules 1550.0400

Quality assurance dating, Minn. Rules 1550.1030 to 1550.1250

Retail cartons, Minn. Rules 1550.0140

Sale or offer for sale without label, prohibited, Minn. Rules 1550.0100

Special labeling, Minn. Rules 1550.0110

Wild rice state grain labeling statements, see LABELS

Licenses, delivery equipment, Minn. Rules 1550.1000, 1550.1010

Logos

Labels and labeling, see same under this topic

Minnesota food products logo, Minn. Rules 1550.2940 to 1550.3050

Malt beverages, see MALT BEVERAGES

Manufacturers

Alcoholic beverages, use, permits, Minn. Rules 7515.0220

Delivery equipment, duties, Minn. Rules 1550.1000 to 1550.1020

Margarine, sales and use taxes, Minn. Rules 8130.4700

Meat, see MEAT AND MEAT PRODUCTS

Milk products, see DAIRY PRODUCTS

Minnesota food products logo, Minn. Rules 1550.2940 to 1550.3050

Misbranding

Distressed food, Minn. Rules 1550.2870

Generally, Minn. Rules 1550.0410

Labels, illegible or removed, Minn. Rules 1550.0150

Prohibited, Minn. Rules 4626.0015, 4626.0125

Mixtures

Preservatives, labeling, Minn. Rules 1550.0400

Term, use, Minn. Rules 1550.0280

Municipal lockups, Minn. Rules 2945.3410 to 2945.3450

Nonalcoholic beverages, see NONALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES

Numbers and numbering, open dating, Minn. Rules 1550.1110, 1550.1120

Oils, edible vegetable oils, see EDIBLE FATS AND OILS

Packages and packaging

Defects, food rendered unfit for use, Minn. Rules 1550.2910

Definitions, food code, Minn. Rules 4626.0020

Exclusions, Minn. Rules 4626.0020

Food establishments, see Packages and packaging under FOOD AND BEVERAGE SERVICE ESTABLISHMENTS

Labels, see Labels and labeling under this topic

Quality assurance dating, Minn. Rules 1550.1030 to 1550.1250

Perishable food, see PERISHABLE FOODS

Pesticide residues, food and beverage service establishments, restrictions, Minn. Rules 4626.0170

Pet food, see PET FOOD

Planning, HACCP plans, see HACCP plans under FOOD AND BEVERAGE SERVICE ESTABLISHMENTS

Potatoes, see POTATOES

Potentially hazardous food

Defined, Minn. Rules 4626.0020

Food establishments, see Potentially hazardous food under FOOD AND BEVERAGE SERVICE ESTABLISHMENTS

Poultry and poultry products, see POULTRY AND POULTRY PRODUCTS

Powdering, restrictions, Minn. Rules 1550.0350

Preparation, retailer, defined, Minn. Rules 8130.1900

Prepared food, utensils, food sold with, sales and use taxes, Minn. Rules 8130.4705

Preservatives

Compounds or mixtures, labeling, Minn. Rules 1550.0400

Generally, restrictions, Minn. Rules 1550.0370

Use to conceal damage or inferiority, prohibited, Minn. Rules 1550.0390

Prima facie evidence, delivery equipment

Contract haulers or common carriers, responsibility, Minn. Rules 1550.1020

Identification, licensees' responsibility, Minn. Rules 1550.1000

Processors, delivery equipment, duties, Minn. Rules 1550.1000 to 1550.1020

Produced in Minnesota, defined, Minn. Rules 1556.0110

Quality assurance dating

Before and after January 1, 1974, Minn. Rules 1550.1230

Compliance, Minn. Rules 1550.1250

Definitions, Minn. Rules 1550.1040

Foods already labeled, Minn. Rules 1550.1210

Generally, Minn. Rules 1550.1030

Open date and dating

Abbreviations and numerical designations, Minn. Rules 1550.1110, 1550.1120

Display, Minn. Rules 1550.1070

Exemptions, Minn. Rules 1550.1140 to 1550.1170, 1550.1200

Expired, display of food, Minn. Rules 1550.1190

Explanation, Minn. Rules 1550.1080

Final sale packages, Minn. Rules 1550.1180

Hearings, Minn. Rules 1550.1150, 1550.1160

More than 90 days, Minn. Rules 1550.1130

Ninety days or less, Minn. Rules 1550.1120, 1550.1230

Other information, Minn. Rules 1550.1090

Perishable foods requiring aging, Minn. Rules 1550.1150

Readability, Minn. Rules 1550.1100

Rules in lieu of, Minn. Rules 1550.1140

Use, Minn. Rules 1550.1060

Remedies, Minn. Rules 1550.1240

Quality, general statement of substandard quality, Minn. Rules 1550.0920

Radioactive materials, license exemptions, Minn. Rules 4731.3025

Ready-to-eat food, defined, food code, Minn. Rules 4626.0020

Reconditioning, see Salvage and reconditioning under this topic

Safety, food and beverage service establishments, Minn. Rules 4626.0015

Sale

Adulterated food, violations, Minn. Rules 1550.0410

Unlabeled food, Minn. Rules 1550.0100, 1550.0120

Sales and use taxes

Exemptions, Minn. Rules 8130.4700

Preparation and serving, Minn. Rules 8130.4700

Sales to exempt entities, Minn. Rules 8130.5700

Salvage and reconditioning

Food salvage establishments, see same under this topic

Scope of rules, Minn. Rules 1550.2490

Sanitation

Delivery equipment, Minn. Rules 1550.0940

Food salvage establishments

Equipment and utensils, Minn. Rules 1550.2750

Generally, Minn. Rules 1550.2490

Salvage food processing buildings, Minn. Rules 1550.2530

Scope of rules, Minn. Rules 1550.2490

Shellfish, see SHELLFISH

Sources

Federal and state regulations, compliance, Minn. Rules 4626.0130

Food establishments, see Food under FOOD AND BEVERAGE SERVICE ESTABLISHMENTS

Standards

Application of law, Minn. Rules 1550.0890

Food salvage establishments, Minn. Rules 1550.2490

Interpretation of law, Minn. Rules 1550.0890

Stickers, wild rice labeling statements, Minn. Rules 1556.0132

Temperature

Delivery equipment, Minn. Rules 1550.0960, 1550.0970, 1550.0980

Salvage establishments, refrigerated storage facilities, Minn. Rules 1550.2780

Tom and Jerry mix, Minn. Rules 1550.3560 to 1550.3650

Tuna, see CANNED TUNA

Unlabeled goods, misleading statements prohibited, destruction or mutilation when opening packages, Minn. Rules 1550.0120

Use taxes, see Sales and use taxes under this topic

Utensils, food sold with, sales and use taxes, Minn. Rules 8130.4705

Vegetable oils, edible, see EDIBLE FATS AND OILS

Vending machines, see VENDING MACHINES

Vinegar, see VINEGAR

Vitamins, see VITAMINS AND VITAMIN PRODUCTS

Waste materials, labels and labeling, Minn. Rules 1550.0320

Water activity (aW), defined, Minn. Rules 4626.0020

Wholesalers, defined, Minn. Rules 1550.2950

WIC-allowed foods, see under WIC PROGRAM

Wild rice, see WILD RICE

Wildlife exhibits

Facilities and operating standards, Minn. Rules 6244.2700

Wholesome food, Minn. Rules 6244.2800

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