senate Bill S1432

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Requires food allergy awareness in food service establishments and online food ordering services

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S1432 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1356, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S6425

S1432 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires food allergy awareness in food establishments and online food ordering services.

S1432 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1432 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  1432

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 14, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. RITCHIE, SEPULVEDA -- read twice and ordered print-
  ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Health

AN ACT to amend the public health  law,  in  relation  to  food  allergy
  awareness  in  food  service  establishments  and online food ordering
  services

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  The  public health law is amended by adding a new section
1356 to read as follows:
  § 1356. FOOD ALLERGIES  NOTICE  IN  FOOD  SERVICE  ESTABLISHMENTS  AND
ONLINE FOOD ORDERING SERVICES. 1.  DEFINITIONS. (A) "FOOD SERVICE ESTAB-
LISHMENT" SHALL MEAN A RESTAURANT, CATERING HALL, OR GROCERY STORE WHERE
FOOD IS PREPARED AND SERVED EITHER ON OR OFF SITE.
  (B)  "MENU"  SHALL  MEAN A LIST OR PICTORAL DISPLAY OF A PREPARED FOOD
ITEM OR ITEMS AVAILABLE FOR SALE  FROM  A  FOOD  ESTABLISHMENT  FOR  THE
PURPOSE  OF  PERMITTING  A  CUSTOMER  TO  ORDER SUCH FOOD ITEM OR ITEMS,
INCLUDING SUCH LIST OR PICTORAL DISPLAY POSTED ON  THE  INTERNET  FOR  A
CUSTOMER TO PLACE FOOD ORDERS FOR DELIVERY  OR TAKE OUT.
  2.  THE COMMISSIONER SHALL MAKE AVAILABLE ON THE DEPARTMENT'S WEBSITE,
IN ENGLISH AND IN THE TOP SIX LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH SPOKEN IN THE
STATE ACCORDING TO THE LATEST AVAILABLE  DATA  FROM  THE  UNITED  STATES
CENSUS BUREAU, A NOTICE CONTAINING INFORMATION FOR STAFF OF FOOD SERVICE
ESTABLISHMENTS REGARDING FOOD ALLERGIES. SUCH NOTICE SHALL INCLUDE:
  (A)  THE PROCEDURES TO BE FOLLOWED IF A CUSTOMER INFORMS STAFF OF SUCH
FOOD SERVICE ESTABLISHMENT THAT SUCH CUSTOMER HAS A FOOD ALLERGY;
  (B) THE PROCEDURES TO BE FOLLOWED TO PREVENT CROSS CONTACT; AND
  (C) THE PROCEDURE TO  BE  FOLLOWED  IF  A  CUSTOMER  HAS  AN  ALLERGIC
REACTION,  INCLUDING  A  RECOMMENDATION  REGARDING  THE CIRCUMSTANCES IN
WHICH TO CALL 911.
  3. EVERY FOOD SERVICE ESTABLISHMENT SHALL POST THE  NOTICE  CONTAINING
INFORMATION ON FOOD ALLERGIES ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION TWO OF

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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