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This website publishes administrative rules on their effective dates, as designated by the adopting state agencies, colleges, and universities.

Rule 901:3-6-02 | Food.


(A) Food shall:

(1) Be obtained from sources that comply with law;

(2) Be labeled as specified in law and be honestly presented in a way that does not mislead or misinform the consumer;

(3) Be discarded if unsafe, adulterated, or not honestly presented. Food or color additives, colored overwraps, or lights may not be used to misrepresent the true appearance, color, or quality of a food;

(4) Be protected from contamination;

(5) Not be displayed or stored on the ground except for whole and intact raw agricultural products.

(B) Eggs shall be clean, sound and maintained in an ambient air temperature of forty-five degrees Fahrenheit or less.

(C) Ice used as a cooling medium shall be made from water that complies with rule 901:3-6-06 of the Administrative Code.

(D) Poultry and nonamenable meats shall be maintained frozen or at an internal temperature of forty-one degrees Fahrenheit or less.

(E) Cider and other juices manufactured on site of a farm market shall be processed in accordance with the good manufacturing practices established in Chapter 901:3-17 of the Administrative Code.

Last updated July 11, 2024 at 8:22 AM

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 3717.221
Amplifies: 3717.221
Five Year Review Date: 7/11/2029
Prior Effective Dates: 3/31/2004, 11/4/2010, 3/20/2017, 10/27/2018