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Request for Public Comment - Food Safety - Proposed Rule - Criteria and definitions

The Ohio Department of Agriculture is accepting comments regarding an amendment to Ohio Administrative Code 901:3-7-01, Criteria and definitions for fish and fishery products. The rule and amendment have been reviewed pursuant to Chapter 119 of the Revised Code. The comment period will remain open through February 13, 2020.  Comments may be emailed to  ecomments@agri.ohio.gov or mailed to Legal Section, Ohio Department of Agriculture, 8995 E. Main Street, Reynoldsburg, Ohio 43068.

The rule in this package outlines criteria and definitions for fish and fishery products, in addition to identifying exemptions. 

The amendment specifically exempts 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations that move fish or fishery products from a food processing establishment to another location under their control and serve the food to the end consumer, without charge.