2018 Food Safety Legislation

The National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) reviewed all state-level food safety legislation in 2018. State legislatures enacted 170 laws & adopted 18 resolutions related to food. The most common issues addressed included food donations (72 bills), food service in schools (57 bills), and food service in restaurants (57 bills). Forty-five milk and raw milk bills were introduced in legislatures in 19 states, 21 states saw 48 bills on cottage foods and five states heard 18 bills involving GMOs.

NCSL released an interactive breakdown by topic and state. Learn more.

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