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Newfoundland and Labrador
Regulation 2015



Food Premises Regulations (Amendment)
under the
Food Premises Act

(Filed September 29, 2015)

Under the authority of section 18 of the Food Premises Act, I make the following regulations.

Dated at St. John’s, September 28, 2015.

Steve Kent
Minister of Health and Community Services



        1.   S.3 R&S

CNLR 1022/96
as amended

        1. Section 3 of the Food Premises Regulations is repealed and the following substituted:


        3. The Act and these regulations apply to all food premises except

             (a)  boarding houses and bed and breakfast operations that provide meals only for overnight guests;

             (b)  farms selling only their own farm products in the form of honey, unprocessed fruits, vegetables and grains;

             (c)  the home based food preparation industry where the end product does not contain meat, fish, dairy or egg products, or where those dairy or egg products are used in baked or other goods which have low moisture or high sugar or salt content which inhibits the growth of disease supporting microbes, provided they meet standard health guidelines of the department;

             (d)  temporary facilities or not for profit organizations provided they meet standard health guidelines of the department;

             (e)  vending machines, provided they meet standard health guidelines of the department;

             (f)  drinking establishments licensed under the Liquor Control Act where they only sell non-hazardous foods from their original containers and drinks in glasses or other containers, provided that those drinking establishments meet the requirements of paragraphs 6(b) and (c) and sections 7, 23, 25, 26, 28, 29 and 30 of these regulations; and

             (g)  establishments as defined in the Fish Inspection Act when used by a fish harvester to fillet, sell or offer to sell fish in accordance with paragraphs 4(1)(a.1) and (a.2) of the Fish Inspection Administrative Regulations.