Public Laws

124th Legislature

First Regular Session

Chapter 168

H.P. 485 - L.D. 702

An Act To Allow the Donation of Certain Perishable Food Products to Nonprofit Organizations

Be it enacted by the People of the State of Maine as follows:

Sec. 1. 14 MRSA §166, sub-§4,  as enacted by PL 1981, c. 300, is amended to read:

4. Application.   This section applies to all good faith donations of perishable food which that is not readily marketable due to appearance, freshness, grade, surplus or other conditions, including food that is beyond the date by which the manufacturer recommends that the food be sold, but nothing in this section restricts the authority of any appropriate agency to regulate or bar the use of that food for human consumption.

Effective September 12, 2009

Office of the Revisor of Statutes
State House, Room 108
Augusta, ME 04333