2013 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 26 - HEALTH AND VITAL STATISTICS
Section 26:3E-14 - Fact sheet distributed to restaurants relative to nut allergies; definitions.
26:3E-14 Fact sheet distributed to restaurants relative to nut allergies; definitions.
1.The Commissioner of Health, in consultation with the New Jersey Restaurant Association, shall prepare a fact sheet, to be directed to restaurant managers and staff, which is designed to explain nut allergies and the health-related consequences to persons with nut allergies who are exposed to food items that contain or are prepared with nut products, and includes a recommendation that restaurants identify such food items on their menus. The commissioner shall make this fact sheet available to local boards of health by electronic or other means of distribution, and local health officers shall furnish this information to restaurants at the time of inspection.
As used in this section:
"Nut" means peanuts and tree nuts, including, but not limited to, almonds, brazil nuts, cashews, hazelnuts, filberts, macadamia nuts, pecans, pistachios, and walnuts; and
"Restaurant" means an establishment in which the principal business is the sale of food for consumption on the premises.
L.2005, c.26, s.1; amended 2012, c.17, s.333.
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