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Hartford, Conn., Code § 14-22 (current through Sept. 7, 2017)
Brief Summary
This law prohibits food establishments from storing, distributing, holding for service, or serving foods containing artificial trans fat or using them in preparation of any menu item or food served. The law carves out an excption for food served directly to patrons in a manufacturer's original sealed package.
Legal Strategies
Requires something, sets standards.
Prohibits/discourages something.
Reach
Community-wide
Food System Category: Process, Distribute
State: Connecticut
Jurisdiction Type: City
Jurisdiction Name: Hartford
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. Foods containing artificial trans fat, artificial trans fat restricted § 14-22.
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?
Yes. "This article is in aid of enforcement of Section 19-13-B42, Section 19-13-B48, and Section 19-13-B49, inclusive of the Public Health Code of the State of Connecticut and of any amendments thereof hereafter adopted, all of which deal with sanitation of restaurants, food operations and other places and other places preparing and serving food and beverages." Sec. 14-1.
Does the law include definitions, or are there definitions in the section, title, article, or chapter which the law is part of?
Yes. § 14-22 (b).
Does the law address implementation in some way?
No.
Are there enforcement provisions that identify specific penalties or consequences for non-compliance?
Yes. A fine of ninety dollars ($90.00)(Each re-inspection at which a violation is discovered shall constitute a separate violation). § 14-22 (d)(2).
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
Hartford, Connecticut - Code of Ordinances, Chapter 14 - FOOD AND FOOD ESTABLISHMENTS, ARTICLE I. - IN GENERAL, Sec. 14-22. - Foods containing artificial trans fat. History: Ord. No. 12-11, 4-25-11.