Food Law, Food Code and Guidance

Michigan’s Food Law of 2000 has been amended, with the changes taking effect on 1 October 2010.

The following website links can be used to obtain Michigan Food Law of 2000; the 2009 FDA Food Code, and; fact sheets regarding various aspects of food safety:

Click here for a link to Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development website:

MDARD Food and Dairy Laws

Updated employee health forms from annex 7 of the 2009 Food Code can be found at the following web address.  Look for the forms near the beginning of this annex, labeled as forms 1-A, 1-B and 1-C.

Model Forms, Guides, and other aids

Employee health decision trees and tables from annex 3 of the 2009 Food Code can be found in pages 333 to 343.  Additional detailed information regarding employee health is found in annex 3, pages 316 to 347.  Follow this link:

Public Health Reasons/Administrative Guides

A recommended resource for active managerial control and controlling food borne illness risk factors is in annex 4 of the 2009 Food Code at:

Management of Food Practices – Achieving Active Managerial Control of Foodborne Illness Risk Factors

A good source of general information for the food industry is available on the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development website at:

MDARD

 

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