Dear Food Establishment:
A Polystyrene Reduction Bylaw was adopted at a Special Town Meeting on October 22, 2018. This bylaw will go into effect on January 1, 2020.
In summary, this bylaw is to promote safe, reusable, and sustainable alternatives. It will also enhance both public and environmental health and reduce waste management issues.
Please reference the Plastic Bag Reduction By-Law Flier under Related Documents at the bottom of this page.
MASSACHUSETTS RETAIL FOOD CODE
The adoption of the 2013 Federal Food Code went into effect on October 5, 2018.
Learn about the new Retail Food Code and see its supporting documentation at: Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH).
To view the Food Code Guidance document, scroll to the bottom of this page and click the link under "Related Documents".