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Cleveland, Ohio., Code § 241.42 (current through Oct. 9, 2017)
Brief Summary
The law prohibits foods containing industrially-produced trans fat from being used in menu items or food products sold in "food shops," except for those that are pre-packaged and served directly to the consumer, or those that are labeled as containing zero grams trans fat.
Legal Strategies
Prohibits/discourages something.
Requires something, sets standards.
Reach
Community-wide
Food System Category: Process, Get
State: Ohio
Jurisdiction Type: City
Jurisdiction Name: Cleveland
Does the law refer to priority populations in some way?
No.
Does the law refer to or suggest a goal related to improving or protecting health?
Yes. Law is part of the health code.
Does the law refer to or suggest a goal of fostering improved environmental conditions?
No.
Does the law refer to or suggest a goal related to promoting or supporting the community's economy?
No.
Does the law include findings (including jurisdiction-specific findings), or are there findings in the larger section, title, article, or chapter which the law is part of?
No.
Does the law have a stated intent or purpose, or is there an intent or purpose in the larger section, title, article, or chapter which the law is part of?
No.
Does the law include definitions, or are there definitions in the section, title, article, or chapter which the law is part of?
Yes. Section 241.03.
Does the law address implementation in some way?
Yes. See section 241.42 (c )(3), referring to documentation requirements.
Are there enforcement provisions that identify specific penalties or consequences for non-compliance?
Yes. A civil offense and shall receive a warning on the first offense; on the second offense, shall be fined one hundred fifty dollars ($150.00); on a third offense shall be fined two hundred fifty dollars ($250.00); and beginning with the fourth offense, shall be fined three hundred fifty dollars ($350.00) and each day a violation occurs shall be a separate offense. (§ 241.42(e)). See also § 241.99.
Does the law include an evaluation component, beyond reporting on activity?
No.
Does the law require an extra or atypical financial or resource investment?
No.
Code context and ordinance history
Part Two, Health Code; Title III, Food and Food Products; Chapter 241, Food Shops. History: Ord. No. 474-11 (Foods Containing Industrially-Produced Trans Fat Restricted); and Ord. No. 1233-15 (passed 11-9-15, eff. 11-11-15).