assembly Bill A2344

2021-2022 Legislative Session

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

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 19, 2021 reported referred to rules
May 11, 2021 reported referred to codes
Jan 14, 2021 referred to consumer affairs and protection

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A2344 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1123
Current Committee:
Assembly Rules
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1356, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A537
2019-2020: A1307, S5726

A2344 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires food allergy awareness in food establishments and online food ordering services; penalty not to exceed $125.

A2344 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   2344
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 14, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M. of A. L. ROSENTHAL, STECK, STERN, LAVINE, MAGNARELLI,
   BARRON, REYES, GRIFFIN, BRABENEC -- Multi-Sponsored by  --  M.  of  A.
   EPSTEIN -- read once and referred to the Committee on Consumer Affairs
   and Protection
 
 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) ANY 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.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.