Food Safety Rules Prevent Meal Distribution to Homeless


A House bill is awaiting final approval in the Senate that would exclude volunteers from the requirement to carry a food handler's permit to serve meals to the homeless.

Initiated by Rep. Steve Eliason, R-Sandy, HB176 is a response to the health-department food safety regulations that prevents volunteer-served meal distribution to the homeless in The Road Home, Salt Lake City.


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