Hercules Food Handling

Expanded polystyrene ban. Sec.5-3109, Title 5, Chapter 3 of Municipal Code.

Details of regulation: No restaurant, retail food vendor, or food-handling establishment shall provide prepared food to its customers in any utensils made of expanded polystyrene. The City shall prohibit the use or distribution of expanded polystyrene utensils at all City facilities and the City shall not purchase or acquire expanded polystyrene utensils. Exemptions include food items packaged outside the boundaries of the City, undue hardship, and coolers and ice chests made of expanded polystyrene.

Municipal Code:  Chapter 3. Food Handling, Article 1. General Provisions, Sec. 5-3.109 Food Service Utensils

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