Baker signed into law substantial portions of H.4578, An Act Making Appropriations for Fiscal Year 2022 to Provide for Supplementing Certain Existing Appropriations and for Certain Other Activities and Projects, a $1.6 billion supplemental budget for the current fiscal year.
Polystyrene Reduction By-Law - EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2020
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 Polystyrene Reduction By-Law Flier under "Resources" 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).
Please reference the Food Code Guidance document under "Resources" at the bottom of this page.
Town of Shrewsbury Plastic Bag Reduction By-Law - Effective July 1, 2017
In May of 2017, the Town Meeting adopted a new by-law that bans certain plastic carry-out bags effective July 1, 2017.
Reference the Plastic Bag Reduction By-Law Flier under "Resources" at the bottom of this page.