02.01.10.03

.03 Disclosure Statements.

A. This regulation does not apply to packaged food.

B. A person who represents to the public that unpackaged food sold or served is halal shall complete a disclosure statement described in §C of this regulation.

C. Disclosure Statement for Persons Who Represent That They Sell or Serve Unpackaged Halal Food.

(1) The disclosure statement shall state the name of the person selling or serving halal food and the date of the disclosure.

(2) The disclosure statement shall state in the affirmative or negative whether the person:

(a) Sells or serves only halal foods; or

(b) Sells or serves both halal and non-halal foods.

(3) The disclosure statement shall state in the affirmative or negative whether the person:

(a) Sells or serves products that are certified by a halal certifying entity;

(b) Sells or serves products that are purchased from vendors who represent that their products are halal;

(c) Keeps halal and non-halal foods separate during preparation; and

(d) Prepares foods in accordance with Islamic religious requirements.

(4) The disclosure statement shall state:

(a) The names of vendors from whom the person purchased unpackaged halal food products; and

(b) That the address and phone number of the named vendors will be furnished on request.

(5) The disclosure statement shall, if applicable, state:

(a) The name of the person certifying the food as halal; and

(b) That the address and phone number of the named certifying persons will be furnished on request.

(6) The disclosure statement shall describe the halal food preparation and handling process.

(7) The disclosure statement shall be amended as necessary.

D. Disclosure Statement for Persons Who Represent That They Sell or Serve Both Halal and Non-Halal Foods.

(1) The disclosure statement shall include the requirements under §C of this regulation.

(2) The disclosure statement shall state in the affirmative or negative whether the person:

(a) Uses separate ovens, sinks, and preparation areas for halal and non-halal foods;

(b) Uses separate utensils and equipment for halal and non-halal foods;

(c) Uses separate refrigerators, freezers, and storage areas for halal and non-halal foods; and

(d) Mixes non-halal and halal foods.

E. The completed disclosure statement shall be posted in the manner set forth in Regulation .04 of this chapter.

F. The Division shall develop a form for the disclosure statement described in §§C and D of this regulation, and shall make forms available upon request.