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FOOD

Additives, see FOOD ADDITIVES

Adulterated food

Condemnation, destruction, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.05

Emergencies, embargo, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.05

Food additives, Minn. Statutes 2010 25.37, 2010 31.121, 2010 31A.02

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.02, 2010 31.121

Advertising

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.01

False advertising, see same under this topic

Potluck events, Minn. Statutes 2010 157.22

Agents, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.903

Analysis, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.04, 2010 31.13

Artificial sweeteners, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.74, 2010 31.75

Basic needs, food defined as, Minn. Statutes 2010 256J.08

Boarding and lodging houses, Minn. Statutes 2010 327.75

Borlaug World Food Prize Day, Minn. Statutes 2010 10.59

Brands, rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.12

Brokers

Licenses, Minn. Statutes 2010 28A.04, 2010 28A.05, 2010 28A.08, 2010 28A.17

Violations, fines, Minn. Statutes 2010 28A.08

Canneries, see COMMERCIAL CANNERIES

Canola oil, transportation, Minn. Statutes 2010 169.866

Cereal, Minn. Statutes 2010 145.897, 2010 297A.67

Cold storage, see COLD STORAGE WAREHOUSES

Condemnation, destruction

Food in cold storage, Minn. Statutes 2010 28.06

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.05

Consolidated Food Licensing Law, Minn. Statutes 2010 28A.01= 2010 28A.17

Consumer commodity, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.01

Consuming

Employees, during working hours, Minn. Statutes 2010 181.938

Public transit violations, Minn. Statutes 2010 609.855

Containers

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.01

Federal laws and regulations, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.102

Misleading, misbranding, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.123

Packages and packaging, see same under this topic

Recycling, state parks, Minn. Statutes 2010 85.205

Contaminated food, emergency control permits, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.131

Contested cases, fines, Minn. Statutes 2010 17.982, 2010 17.983

Cooperatives, food stamps, uses, Minn. Statutes 2010 256.8799

Costs, group residential housing rate, Minn. Statutes 2010 256I.03, 2010 256I.04

Custom processing, see CUSTOM SLAUGHTERING

Dairy products, see DAIRY PRODUCTS

Definitions

Adulterated food, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.121

Consolidated Food Licensing Law, Minn. Statutes 2010 28A.03, 2010 28A.05

Food Law, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.01

Liquor taxes, Minn. Statutes 2010 297G.07

Meat and Poultry Inspection Act, Minn. Statutes 2010 31A.02

Minnesota family investment program (MFIP), Minn. Statutes 2010 256J.08

Misbranding, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.123

Promulgation by Agriculture Department, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.10

Quality assurance dating, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.782

Violations, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.10

Dehydrated foods, food licensing, exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2010 28A.15

Deleterious food, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.05

Denaturing, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.095

Depositions, Agriculture Department, authority, Minn. Statutes 2010 17.984

Destruction, Minn. Statutes 2010 28.06, 2010 31.05

Dietary foods, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.101, 2010 31.75

Dietary supplements, sales taxes, Minn. Statutes 2010 297A.61

Dietary use regulations, federal, adoption by state, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.101

Disposition of prohibited food, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.09

Distressed food, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.495, 2010 604A.10

Distributors

Donors, distressed food, liability, Minn. Statutes 2010 604A.10

Licenses, Minn. Statutes 2010 28A.02, 2010 28A.04

Rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2010 28A.10

Donated food, school meals, payment for, Minn. Statutes 2010 124D.1195

Eating places, see FOOD AND BEVERAGE SERVICE ESTABLISHMENTS

Embargoes

Adulterated or misbranded food, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.05

Denaturing, embargoed food, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.095

Removal or disposal of food, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.02

Enforcement of law

Act of agent that of principal, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.903

Agriculture Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2010 17.04, 2010 17.984

Evidence of intent, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.903

Injunction to prevent violation, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.031

Lawsuits, see same under this topic

Prosecution, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.91

Experimental food, intrastate shipment, temporary permit, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.102

Extracts and flavors, Minn. Statutes 2010 151.26

False advertising

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.124

Liability, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.032

Misleading, determined, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.021

Prohibited, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.01

False guaranty or undertaking, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.02

Federal laws and regulations

Exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.102

Fair Packaging and Labeling Act, conformity with, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.103

Incorporation by reference, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.002, 2010 31.101, 2010 31.103

Standards and definitions, containers, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.102

Feed, see FEED

Fees

Destruction of adulterated or misbranded food, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.05

Disposal, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.15

Inspections, vending machines, Minn. Statutes 2010 28A.09

License fees, Minn. Statutes 2010 28A.10, 2010 28A.11

Fines

Contested cases, Minn. Statutes 2010 17.982, 2010 17.983

Disposition, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.15

Each day, separate violation, Minn. Statutes 2010 17.982

License violations, Minn. Statutes 2010 28A.04, 2010 28A.08

Violations, generally, Minn. Statutes 2010 17.982

Food additives, see FOOD ADDITIVES

Food and Drug Administration (U.S.), see FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION (U.S.)

Food first coalition, consulting

Food stamp outreach program, Minn. Statutes 2010 256.8799

Food handlers, see FOOD HANDLERS

Food ingredients, defined, Minn. Statutes 2010 297A.67

Food Law

Basic regulatory laws, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.02 to 2010 31.175

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.001 to 2010 31.96

Food prepared for immediate consumption

Sales and use taxes, Minn. Statutes 2010 297A.61

Food stamps, see FOOD SUPPORT PROGRAM

Food stands, see under FOOD AND BEVERAGE SERVICE ESTABLISHMENTS

Fraud

Lodging establish, obtaining food by, Minn. Statutes 2010 327.75

Prevention by standards, rules, and labeling requirements, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.101, 2010 31.11

Tourist camps, obtaining food by, Minn. Statutes 2010 327.131

Frozen food, Minn. Statutes 2010 28A.03, 2010 32.55

Fruit, see FRUIT

Furnished apartment houses, obtaining by fraud, Minn. Statutes 2010 327.75

Gum, sales and use taxes, Minn. Statutes 2010 297A.61

Handlers, see FOOD HANDLERS

Hazardous materials, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2010 182.651

Hearings, generally, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.101

Heated food, sales and use taxes, Minn. Statutes 2010 297A.61

Hotels, obtaining by fraud, Minn. Statutes 2010 327.75

Imitation, misbranding, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.123

Imported food, inspection, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.08

Injunctions

Prevention of violation, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.031

Restraint of violation, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.91

Inspections

Emergency control permits, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.131

Food handlers, distributors, manufacturers, Minn. Statutes 2010 28A.07

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2010 17.984, 2010 31.04

Packaged food commodities, Minn. Statutes 2010 239.10

Samples, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.04, 2010 31.08

Storage houses, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.08

Transporters, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.08

Investigations, diseased persons, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.171

Jails, inmates, Minn. Statutes 2010 641.15

Labels and labeling

False or misleading, misbranding, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.123

Food diverted to animal food or seed, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.095

Misbranding, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.02, 2010 31.05, 2010 31.123

Mislabeling, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.02

Misleading, determined, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.021

Requirements, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.103, 2010 31.123

Rulemaking

Exemptions from labeling requirements, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.104

Fair packaging and labeling, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.101, 2010 31.103

Federal laws and regulations, conformity, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.101, 2010 31.104

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.12

Salvage food, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.495

Lawsuits

Food Law violations, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.14, 2010 31.15

Hearings, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.01

Perishable foods, quality assurance dating, recovery of damages, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.788

Liability

Certain foods rendered unsalable, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.09

False advertising, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.032

Prohibited food, price or value, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.07

Licenses

Agriculture Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2010 28A.01 to 2010 28A.17

Applications, Minn. Statutes 2010 28A.04, 2010 28A.07

Carnivals, Minn. Statutes 2010 28A.065

Circuses, Minn. Statutes 2010 28A.065

Citation, Consolidated Food Licensing Law, Minn. Statutes 2010 28A.01

Classification of licenses, Minn. Statutes 2010 28A.05

Distributors, Minn. Statutes 2010 28A.02, 2010 28A.04

Exclusions and exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2010 28A.15, 2010 28A.16

Extent of license, Minn. Statutes 2010 28A.06

Fairs, Minn. Statutes 2010 28A.065

Fees, see same under this topic

Food brokers, Minn. Statutes 2010 28A.04, 2010 28A.05, 2010 28A.08

Food handlers, see Licenses under FOOD HANDLERS

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2010 28A.08, 2010 28A.09

Hearings, suspension or revocation of license, Minn. Statutes 2010 28A.13

Injunctions, Minn. Statutes 2010 28A.13

Inspections, Minn. Statutes 2010 28A.07

Issuing, Minn. Statutes 2010 28A.06, 2010 28A.07

Limitation of license, Minn. Statutes 2010 28A.13

Liquor dealers, Minn. Statutes 2010 28A.16

Mobile unit or portable structure, validity, Minn. Statutes 2010 28A.06

Policy of state, Minn. Statutes 2010 28A.02

Posting, Minn. Statutes 2010 28A.10

Renewal, Minn. Statutes 2010 28A.17

Retail food handlers, see Licenses under RETAIL FOOD HANDLERS

Revocation or suspension, Minn. Statutes 2010 28A.13

Term, Minn. Statutes 2010 28A.04, 2010 28A.10

Transfer, discontinuance of business, voiding of license, Minn. Statutes 2010 28A.14

Vending machines, see Licenses under VENDING MACHINES

Venison distribution and reimbursement, requirements for, Minn. Statutes 2010 17.035

Violations, Minn. Statutes 2010 609B.105

Wholesale food handlers, see Licenses under WHOLESALE FOOD HANDLERS

Wholesale food manufacturers or processors, see Licenses under WHOLESALE FOOD PROCESSORS OR MANUFACTURERS

Liens on, agricultural producers, Minn. Statutes 2010 514.945

Llamas, see LLAMAS

Lunch carts, sales from, sales and use taxes, Minn. Statutes 2010 297A.61

Manufacture, Agriculture Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2010 17.04

Manufacturers

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2010 297G.07

Donors, distressed food, liability, limitations, Minn. Statutes 2010 604A.10

Sales to, alcoholic beverages, liquor and bottle taxes, exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2010 297G.07

Minnesota grown food products

Administration Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2010 16C.12

Logo, see MINNESOTA FOOD PRODUCTS LOGO

Misbranding

Condemnation, destruction, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.05

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.123

Emergencies, embargo, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.05

Packages, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.123

Prohibited, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.02

Monopolies, attorney general, duties, Minn. Statutes 2010 8.31

Nursing facilities, medical assistance operating cost payment rates, adjustment, Minn. Statutes 2010 256B.431

Nutrition, see NUTRITION

Nutritional supplements, Minn. Statutes 2010 145.892, 2010 256B.0625, 2010 297A.67

Outdoor advertising, see OUTDOOR ADVERTISING

Packages and packaging

Fair packaging and labeling, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.103

Misbranding, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.123

Rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.101, 2010 31.103

Violations and penalties, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.032, 2010 31.91

Perishable food, see PERISHABLE FOODS

Permits

Emergency control permits, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.131

Experimental food, intrastate shipment, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.102

Personal property taxes, delinquent taxes

Liens or levies for, exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2010 277.20, 2010 277.21

Pesticides

Residues, education and training, Minn. Statutes 2010 18B.305

Use, violations, Minn. Statutes 2010 18B.07

Policy of state, Minn. Statutes 2010 28A.02, 2010 31.002, 2010 31.784

Poultry food products, see under POULTRY AND POULTRY PRODUCTS

Preparation and service, see FOOD PREPARATION AND SERVICE

Prepared food, Minn. Statutes 2010 297A.61

Prices, not collectible, prohibited food, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.07

Processing and processors

Aquaculture products, definitions, Minn. Statutes 2010 17.4982

Donors, distressed food, liability, limitations, Minn. Statutes 2010 604A.10

Processing plants, see FOOD PROCESSING PLANTS

Prohibited food

Action to recover price not maintainable, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.07

Rendered unsalable, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.09

Promotion, Agriculture Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2010 17.04

Publications

Reports, judgments, decrees, court orders, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.132

Standards, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.10

Raw-animal foods

Prepared food, exceptions, sales and use taxes, Minn. Statutes 2010 297A.61

Ready-to-eat meat and seafood

Prepared food, exceptions, sales and use taxes, Minn. Statutes 2010 297A.61

Reconditioned food, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.495, 2010 604A.10

Records and record keeping, carriers, inspection, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.04

Regulations, generally, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.02

Reports about

Filthy, putrid, decomposed food, unsanitary packaging or preparation, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.04

Judgments, decrees, court orders, publication, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.132

Resorts, obtaining by fraud, Minn. Statutes 2010 327.75

Restaurants, see FOOD AND BEVERAGE SERVICE ESTABLISHMENTS

Retail food handlers, see RETAIL FOOD HANDLERS

Sales and use taxes

Exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2010 297A.67

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2010 297A.61

Nonprofit events, exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2010 297A.70

Sales

Agriculture Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2010 17.04, 2010 31.09

Food licensing, exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2010 28A.15

Gambling premises, Minn. Statutes 2010 349.18

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2010 325D.68

Grocery price labels, Minn. Statutes 2010 325F.53

Implied warranties, Minn. Statutes 2010 336.2-314

Prohibited sales, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.09

Samples

Authority to take, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.04, 2010 31.08

Receipts, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.04

Sandwiches, sales and use taxes, Minn. Statutes 2010 297A.61

Sanitation

Diseased persons, employment prohibited, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.171

Unsanitary conditions, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.161

Service, see FOOD PREPARATION AND SERVICE

Standards

Amendment by Agriculture Department, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.101, 2010 31.102

Exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.101

Failure to meet, misbranding, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.123

Identity, quality, and fill of container, adoption of federal law and regulations, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.102

Promulgation by Agriculture Department, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.10

Violations, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.10

Storage, cold, see COLD STORAGE WAREHOUSES

Stores, see RETAIL FOOD STORES

Subpoenas, Agriculture Department, authority, Minn. Statutes 2010 17.984

Supplements, Minn. Statutes 2010 256D.03, 2010 297A.67

Tourist camps, obtaining by fraud, Minn. Statutes 2010 327.131

Trade secrets, use or revealing, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.02

Transportation

Adulterated food, transportation unlawful, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.02

Experimental food, intrastate shipment, permits, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.102

Food for human consumption, transport in livestock carriers, Minn. Statutes 2010 221.241

Inspections, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.08

Standards and definitions, violations, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.10

Uncooked or undercooked food, eggs in, pasteurization or processing requirements, Minn. Statutes 2010 29.236

Unsanitary conditions, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.161, 2010 31.165

Vegetables, see VEGETABLES

Vending machines, see Food vending under VENDING MACHINES

Violations and penalties

Exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.032

Fines, Minn. Statutes 2010 325D.68

Food brokers, license violations, fines, Minn. Statutes 2010 28A.08

Generally, fines, Minn. Statutes 2010 17.982, 2010 31.032, 2010 31.91

Injunctions, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.91

Inspections, failure to comply, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.08

Licenses, fines, Minn. Statutes 2010 28A.04, 2010 28A.08, 2010 28A.12, 2010 609B.105

Minor violations, Minn. Statutes 2010 17.984, 2010 31.041

Prohibited acts, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.02

Prosecution, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.14, 2010 31.91

Restricting markets, Minn. Statutes 2010 325D.68

Warehouses, see COLD STORAGE WAREHOUSES

Wholesalers, water, plumbing, and sewers, Minn. Statutes 2010 31.175

Wild rice, see WILD RICE

Youth camps, rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2010 144.74