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FOOD

Additives, see FOOD ADDITIVES

Adulterated food

Condemnation, destruction, Minn. Statutes 2014 34A.06, 2014 34A.11

Emergencies, embargo, Minn. Statutes 2014 34A.06, 2014 34A.11

Evidence, Minn. Statutes 2014 34A.12

Food additives, Minn. Statutes 2014 25.37, 2014 31.121, 2014 31A.02, 2014 34A.02

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.02, 2014 31.121, 2014 34A.02

Advertising

Chili and soup cook-offs, Minn. Statutes 2014 157.22

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.01

False advertising, see same under this topic

Potluck events, Minn. Statutes 2014 157.22

Agents, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.903

Analysis, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.04, 2014 31.13

Artificial sweeteners, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.74, 2014 31.75

Baby food, containers, bisphenol-A in, Minn. Statutes 2014 325F.174, 2014 325F.175

Basic needs, food defined as, Minn. Statutes 2014 256J.08

Boarding and lodging houses, Minn. Statutes 2014 327.75

Borlaug World Food Prize Day, Minn. Statutes 2014 10.59

Brands, rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.12

Brokers

Licenses, Minn. Statutes 2014 28A.04, 2014 28A.05, 2014 28A.08, 2014 28A.17

Violations, fines, Minn. Statutes 2014 28A.08

Canneries, see COMMERCIAL CANNERIES

Canola oil

Canola Council, Minn. Statutes 2014 17.53, 2014 17.56

Transportation, Minn. Statutes 2014 169.866

UCC information management system, Minn. Statutes 2014 336A.02

Cereal, Minn. Statutes 2014 145.897, 2014 297A.67

Certificates and certification, revocation, suspension, or refusal, Minn. Statutes 2014 34A.06

Cold storage, see COLD STORAGE WAREHOUSES

Condemnation, destruction

Adulterated or misbranded food, Minn. Statutes 2014 34A.06, 2014 34A.11

Food in cold storage, Minn. Statutes 2014 28.06

Consolidated Food Licensing Law, Minn. Statutes 2014 28A.01= 2014 28A.17

Consumer commodity, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.01

Consuming

Employees, during nonworking hours, Minn. Statutes 2014 181.938

Public transit violations, Minn. Statutes 2014 609.855

Containers

Adulterated food, Minn. Statutes 2014 34A.02

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.01

Federal laws and regulations, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.102

Misleading, misbranding, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.123, 2014 34A.03

Packages and packaging, see same under this topic

Recycling, state parks, Minn. Statutes 2014 85.205

Contaminated food, emergency control permits, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.131

Contested cases, fines, Minn. Statutes 2014 34A.08

Cooperatives, food stamps, uses, Minn. Statutes 2014 256.8799

Costs, group residential housing rate, Minn. Statutes 2014 256I.03, 2014 256I.04

Custom processing, see CUSTOM SLAUGHTERING

Dairy products, see DAIRY PRODUCTS

Definitions

Adulterated food, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.121, 2014 34A.01

Consolidated Food Licensing Law, Minn. Statutes 2014 28A.03, 2014 28A.05

Food Law, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.01

Food law enforcement, Minn. Statutes 2014 34A.01

Liquor taxes, Minn. Statutes 2014 297G.07

Meat and Poultry Inspection Act, Minn. Statutes 2014 31A.02

Minnesota family investment program (MFIP), Minn. Statutes 2014 256J.08

Misbranding, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.123, 2014 34A.01

Promulgation by Agriculture Department, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.10

Quality assurance dating, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.782

Violations, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.10

Dehydrated foods, food licensing, exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2014 28A.15

Denaturing, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.095

Depositions, evidence, adulterated or misbranded food, Minn. Statutes 2014 34A.12

Destruction, Minn. Statutes 2014 28.06

Dietary foods, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.101, 2014 31.75, 2014 34A.03

Dietary supplements, sales taxes, Minn. Statutes 2014 297A.61

Dietary use regulations, federal, adoption by state, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.101

Disposition

Adulterated or misbranded food, Minn. Statutes 2014 34A.11

Prohibited food, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.09

Distressed food, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.495, 2014 604A.10

Distributors

Donors, distressed food, liability, Minn. Statutes 2014 604A.10

Licenses, Minn. Statutes 2014 28A.02, 2014 28A.04

Rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2014 28A.10

Donated food, school meals, payment for, Minn. Statutes 2014 124D.1195

Eating places, see FOOD AND BEVERAGE SERVICE ESTABLISHMENTS

Embargoes

Adulterated or misbranded food, Minn. Statutes 2014 34A.06, 2014 34A.11

Denaturing, embargoed food, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.095

Removal or disposal of food, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.02

Enforcement of law

Act of agent that of principal, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.903

Agriculture Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2014 17.04, 2014 34A.04, 2014 34A.06, 2014 34A.12

Evidence of intent, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.903

Lawsuits, see same under this topic

Experimental food, intrastate shipment, temporary permit, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.102

Extracts and flavors, Minn. Statutes 2014 151.26

False advertising

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.124

Liability, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.032

Misleading, determined, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.021

Prohibited, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.01

False guaranty or undertaking, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.02

Farmers' markets

Distressed food donations, limitation of liability, Minn. Statutes 2014 604A.10

Food handlers' licenses, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2014 28A.15

Food product sampling and demonstration, Minn. Statutes 2014 28A.151

Federal laws and regulations

Exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.102

Fair Packaging and Labeling Act, conformity with, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.103

Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, Minn. Statutes 2014 34A.01

Incorporation by reference, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.002, 2014 31.101, 2014 31.103

Standards and definitions, containers, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.102

Feed, see FEED

Fees

Disposal, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.15

Inspections, vending machines, Minn. Statutes 2014 28A.09

License fees, Minn. Statutes 2014 28A.10, 2014 28A.11

Fines

Adulterated or misbranded foods, Minn. Statutes 2014 34A.07, 2014 34A.08, 2014 34A.09

Contested cases, Minn. Statutes 2014 34A.08

Disposition, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.15

Each day, separate violation, Minn. Statutes 2014 34A.07

License violations, Minn. Statutes 2014 28A.04, 2014 28A.08

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 2014 256.8799

Food handlers, see FOOD HANDLERS

Food ingredients, defined, Minn. Statutes 2014 297A.67

Food Law enforcement, Minn. Statutes 2014 34A.01 to 2014 34A.12

Food Law

Basic regulatory laws, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.02 to 2014 31.175

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.001 to 2014 31.96

Food prepared for immediate consumption, sales and use taxes, Minn. Statutes 2014 297A.61

Food stamps, see FOOD SUPPORT PROGRAM

Food stands, see under FOOD AND BEVERAGE SERVICE ESTABLISHMENTS

Fraud

Adulterated or misbranded food, Minn. Statutes 2014 34A.06

Lodging establish, obtaining food by, Minn. Statutes 2014 327.75

Prevention by standards, rules, and labeling requirements, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.101, 2014 31.11

Tourist camps, obtaining food by, Minn. Statutes 2014 327.131

Frozen food, Minn. Statutes 2014 28A.03, 2014 32.55

Fruit, see FRUIT

Furnished apartment houses, obtaining by fraud, Minn. Statutes 2014 327.75

Gum, sales and use taxes, Minn. Statutes 2014 297A.61

Handlers, see FOOD HANDLERS

Hazardous materials, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2014 182.651

Hearings, generally, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.101

Heated food, sales and use taxes, Minn. Statutes 2014 297A.61

Hotels, obtaining by fraud, Minn. Statutes 2014 327.75

Imitation, misbranding, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.123, 2014 34A.03

Imported food, inspection, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.08

Injunctions

Prevention of violation, Minn. Statutes 2014 34A.04

Restraint of violation, Minn. Statutes 2014 34A.04

Inspections

Adulteration or misbranding of food, Minn. Statutes 2014 34A.04

Emergency control permits, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.131

Food handlers, distributors, manufacturers, Minn. Statutes 2014 28A.07

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.04

Packaged food commodities, Minn. Statutes 2014 239.10

Samples, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.04, 2014 31.08

Storage houses, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.08

Transporters, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.08

Investigations

Diseased persons, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.171

Food law enforcement, Minn. Statutes 2014 34A.12

Jails, inmates, Minn. Statutes 2014 641.15

Labels and labeling

Adulterated food, Minn. Statutes 2014 34A.01, 2014 34A.11

False or misleading, misbranding, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.123

Food diverted to animal food or seed, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.095

Misbranding, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.02, 2014 31.123, 2014 34A.01, 2014 34A.03, 2014 34A.11

Mislabeling, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.02

Misleading, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.021

Requirements, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.103, 2014 31.123

Rulemaking

Exemptions from labeling requirements, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.104

Fair packaging and labeling, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.101, 2014 31.103, 2014 34A.03

Federal laws and regulations, conformity, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.101, 2014 31.104

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.12

Salvage food, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.495

Lawsuits

Adulteration or misbranding of food, Minn. Statutes 2014 34A.04, 2014 34A.07, 2014 34A.09

Fines, recovery, Minn. Statutes 2014 34A.07, 2014 34A.09

Food Law violations, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.15

Hearings, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.01

Perishable foods, quality assurance dating, recovery of damages, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.788

Liability

Certain foods rendered unsalable, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.09

False advertising, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.032

Prohibited food, price or value, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.07

Licenses

Agriculture Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2014 28A.01 to 2014 28A.17

Applications, Minn. Statutes 2014 28A.04, 2014 28A.07

Carnivals, Minn. Statutes 2014 28A.065

Circuses, Minn. Statutes 2014 28A.065

Citation, Consolidated Food Licensing Law, Minn. Statutes 2014 28A.01

Classification of licenses, Minn. Statutes 2014 28A.05

Distributors, Minn. Statutes 2014 28A.02, 2014 28A.04

Exclusions and exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2014 28A.15, 2014 28A.16

Extent of license, Minn. Statutes 2014 28A.06

Fairs, Minn. Statutes 2014 28A.065

Fees, see same under this topic

Food brokers, Minn. Statutes 2014 28A.04, 2014 28A.05, 2014 28A.08

Food handlers, see Licenses under FOOD HANDLERS

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2014 28A.08, 2014 28A.09

Inspections, Minn. Statutes 2014 28A.07

Issuing, Minn. Statutes 2014 28A.06, 2014 28A.07

Liquor dealers, Minn. Statutes 2014 28A.16

Mobile unit or portable structure, validity, Minn. Statutes 2014 28A.06

Policy of state, Minn. Statutes 2014 28A.02

Posting, Minn. Statutes 2014 28A.10

Renewal, Minn. Statutes 2014 28A.17

Retail food handlers, see Licenses under RETAIL FOOD HANDLERS

Revocation or suspension, Minn. Statutes 2014 34A.06

Term, Minn. Statutes 2014 28A.04, 2014 28A.10

Transfer, discontinuance of business, voiding of license, Minn. Statutes 2014 28A.14

Vending machines, see Licenses under VENDING MACHINES

Venison distribution and reimbursement, requirements for, Minn. Statutes 2014 17.035

Violations, Minn. Statutes 2014 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 2014 514.945

Llamas, see LLAMAS

Lunch carts, sales from, sales and use taxes, Minn. Statutes 2014 297A.61

Manufacture, Agriculture Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2014 17.04

Manufacturers

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2014 297G.07

Donors, distressed food, liability, limitations, Minn. Statutes 2014 604A.10

Sales to, alcoholic beverages, liquor and bottle taxes, exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2014 297G.07

Minnesota grown food products

Administration Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2014 16C.12

Logo, see MINNESOTA FOOD PRODUCTS LOGO

Misbranding

Condemnation, destruction, Minn. Statutes 2014 34A.06, 2014 34A.11

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.123

Emergencies, embargo, Minn. Statutes 2014 34A.06, 2014 34A.11

Evidence, Minn. Statutes 2014 34A.12

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2014 34A.03

Packages, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.123

Prohibited, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.02

Monopolies, attorney general, duties, Minn. Statutes 2014 8.31

Nursing facilities, medical assistance operating cost payment rates, adjustment, Minn. Statutes 2014 256B.431

Nutrition, see NUTRITION

Nutritional supplements, Minn. Statutes 2014 145.892, 2014 256B.0625, 2014 297A.67

Outdoor advertising, see OUTDOOR ADVERTISING

Packages and packaging

Fair packaging and labeling, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.103

Misbranding, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.123

Rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.101, 2014 31.103

Violations and penalties, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.032

Perishable food, see PERISHABLE FOODS

Permits

Emergency control permits, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.131

Experimental food, intrastate shipment, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.102

Revocation, suspension, or refusal, Minn. Statutes 2014 34A.06

Personal property taxes, delinquent taxes, liens or levies for, exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2014 277.20, 2014 277.21

Pesticides

Adulterated or misbranded food, Minn. Statutes 2014 34A.02, 2014 34A.03

Residues, education and training, Minn. Statutes 2014 18B.305

Use, violations, Minn. Statutes 2014 18B.07

Policy of state, Minn. Statutes 2014 28A.02, 2014 31.002, 2014 31.784

Poultry food products, see under POULTRY AND POULTRY PRODUCTS

Preparation and service, see FOOD PREPARATION AND SERVICE

Prepared food, Minn. Statutes 2014 297A.61

Prices, not collectible, prohibited food, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.07

Processing and processors

Aquaculture products, definitions, Minn. Statutes 2014 17.4982

Donors, distressed food, liability, limitations, Minn. Statutes 2014 604A.10

Processing plants, see FOOD PROCESSING PLANTS

Prohibited food

Action to recover price not maintainable, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.07

Rendered unsalable, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.09

Promotion, Agriculture Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2014 17.04

Publications

Reports, judgments, decrees, court orders, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.132

Standards, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.10

Radiation, adulterated food, Minn. Statutes 2014 34A.02

Raw-animal foods, prepared food, exceptions, sales and use taxes, Minn. Statutes 2014 297A.61

Ready-to-eat meat and seafood, prepared food, exceptions, sales and use taxes, Minn. Statutes 2014 297A.61

Reconditioned food, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.495, 2014 604A.10

Records and record keeping, carriers, inspection, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.04

Regulations, generally, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.02

Reports about

Filthy, putrid, decomposed food, unsanitary packaging or preparation, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.04

Judgments, decrees, court orders, publication, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.132

Resorts, obtaining by fraud, Minn. Statutes 2014 327.75

Restaurants, see FOOD AND BEVERAGE SERVICE ESTABLISHMENTS

Retail food handlers, see RETAIL FOOD HANDLERS

Sales and use taxes

Exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2014 297A.67

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2014 297A.61

Nonprofit events, exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2014 297A.70

Sales

Adulterated or misbranded food, Minn. Statutes 2014 34A.01, 2014 34A.06

Agriculture Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2014 17.04, 2014 31.09

Food licensing, exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2014 28A.15

Gambling premises, Minn. Statutes 2014 349.18

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2014 325D.68

Grocery price labels, Minn. Statutes 2014 325F.53

Implied warranties, Minn. Statutes 2014 336.2-314

Prohibited sales, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.09

Samples

Authority to take, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.04, 2014 31.08

Receipts, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.04

Sandwiches, sales and use taxes, Minn. Statutes 2014 297A.61

Sanitation

Diseased persons, employment prohibited, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.171

Unsanitary conditions, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.161

Searches and seizure, adulterated or misbranded food, Minn. Statutes 2014 34A.06, 2014 34A.11

Service, see FOOD PREPARATION AND SERVICE

Standards

Amendment by Agriculture Department, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.101, 2014 31.102

Exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.101

Failure to meet, misbranding, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.123

Identity, quality, and fill of container, adoption of federal law and regulations, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.102

Promulgation by Agriculture Department, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.10

Violations, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.10

Storage, cold, see COLD STORAGE WAREHOUSES

Stores, see RETAIL FOOD STORES

Subpoenas, Agriculture Department, authority, Minn. Statutes 2014 34A.04, 2014 34A.12

Supplements, Minn. Statutes 2014 297A.67

Tags, adulterated or misbranded food, Minn. Statutes 2014 34A.11

Toddler food, containers, bisphenol-A in, Minn. Statutes 2014 325F.174, 2014 325F.175

Tourist camps, obtaining by fraud, Minn. Statutes 2014 327.131

Trade secrets, use or revealing, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.02

Transportation

Adulterated food, transportation unlawful, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.02

Experimental food, intrastate shipment, permits, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.102

Inspections, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.08

Standards and definitions, violations, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.10

Uncooked or undercooked food, eggs in, pasteurization or processing requirements, Minn. Statutes 2014 29.236

Unsanitary conditions, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.161, 2014 31.165

Vegetables, see VEGETABLES

Vending machines, see Food vending machines under VENDING MACHINES

Violations and penalties

Administrative actions, Minn. Statutes 2014 34A.07

Adulterated or misbranded food, Minn. Statutes 2014 34A.04 to 2014 34A.07, 2014 34A.10 to 2014 34A.12

Evidence, Minn. Statutes 2014 34A.12

Exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.032

Fines, Minn. Statutes 2014 34A.07, 2014 34A.08, 2014 34A.09, 2014 325D.68

Food brokers, license violations, fines, Minn. Statutes 2014 28A.08

Generally, fines, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.032

Injunctions, Minn. Statutes 2014 34A.04

Inspections, failure to comply, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.08

Licenses, fines, Minn. Statutes 2014 28A.04, 2014 28A.08, 2014 609B.105

Prohibited acts, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.02

Restricting markets, Minn. Statutes 2014 325D.68

Warehouses, see COLD STORAGE WAREHOUSES

Wholesalers, water, plumbing, and sewers, Minn. Statutes 2014 31.175

Wild rice, see WILD RICE

Youth camps, rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2014 144.74