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Available Circulars (NYS Food Safety Rules and Regulations):

The Circulars listed below are provided to GUIDE you through the NYS Food Safety Rules and Regulations that pertain to your type of business. Reading and complying with each of these documents will help you PREPARE for an inspection by one of our inspectors! Click on this link to view a copy of the guideline our inspectors use to conduct SANITARY INSPECTION!! (PDF)

Food Distributed Free of Charge Canned, Perishable Food or Farm Products
Article 4D Liability for Canned, Perishable Food or Farm Products Distributed Free of Charge (PDF)

Commercial Feed or Pet Food
941 1 NYCRR Part 257 Manufacture & Distribution of Commercial Feed (PDF)
943 1 NYCRR Part 257, Manufacture and Distribution of Commercial Feed (PDF)

Fish Processing/Fish Smoking (20C License)
1032 Article 17 and 1 NYCRR Part 262 Fish Processing and Smoking Establishments (PDF)

Food Processing Establishment (20C License)
933 Article 17 and 1 NYCRR 261 Good Manufacturing Practices (PDF)
938 1 NYCRR Part 276 - Food Processing Establishments (PDF)
951 Article 20-C Sections 251-z-1 to 251-z-13 Licensing of Food Processing Establishments (PDF)
1029 Record Keeping and Product Coding Requirements for Food Processing Establishments License 20-C (PDF)
934 1 NYCRR Part 272.1 Meat for Sale at Retail (PDF)
942 Article 17 Sections 214-h-1 to 214-h-8 and 1 NYCRR Part 345 Unit Pricing (PDF)
FAQ for 20C Food Processing Wholesale Document (PDF)

Retail Food Store (28 License)
911 Article 17 Food and Food Products (PDF)
936 1 NYCRR Part 272-2, Advertising and Marketing of Food for Sale at Retail (PDF)
962 Article 17 and 1NYCRR Part 271 Rules and Regulations Relating to Retail Food Stores (PDF) (In Chinese PDF) (In Spanish PDF)

Retail Establishment Processing Food (20C License)
911 Article 17 Food and Food Products (PDF)
936 1 NYCRR Part 272-2, Advertising and Marketing of Food for Sale at Retail (PDF)
962 Article 17 and 1NYCRR Part 271 Rules and Regulations Relating to Retail Food Stores (PDF) (In Chinese PDF) (In Spanish PDF)
934 1 NYCRR Part 272.1 Meat for Sale at Retail (PDF)
942 Article 17 Sections 214-h-1 to 214-h-8 and 1 NYCRR Part 345 Unit Pricing (PDF)
951 Article 20-C Sections 251-z-1 to 251-z-13 License of Food Processing Establishments (PDF)
938 Food Processing Establishments (PDF)
FAQ for 20C Retail Food Stores Doc (PDF)

Refrigerated Warehouse/Locker (19 License)
831 Article 19 Refrigerated Warehouses and Locker Plants (PDF)

Food Salvager (17B License)
855 Article 17-B Licensing of Food Salvagers (PDF)

Maple Syrup and Sugar
947 Article 13D Section 160U, 203 & 204 and 1 NYCRR 175-176, 276.1 and 276.4 Maple Syrup and Sugar (PDF)

Meat and Poultry – Regulated by the USDA
914 Article 5B Sale of Meat and Article 5D Sale of Poultry and Poultry Products (PDF)

Rendering Plant/Disposal Plants/Transportation Services (5C License: Disposal | Transportation)
Article 5C Licensing of Rendering Plants (PDF)
Article 5-C Disposal Plants and Transportation Services (PDF)

Slaughterhouses (5A License)
925 Article 5A Licensing of Slaughterhouses (PDF)
FAQ for 5A Slaughterhouses Doc (PDF)

Food Warehouse (28D License)
933 Article 17 and 1 NYCRR 261 Good Manufacturing Practices (PDF)