Missouri Revised Statutes

Chapter 261
Department of Agriculture
Section 261.241

August 28, 2014


Sellers of jams, jellies, and honey, no manufacturing facilities required, when--compliance with health standards and regulations required--label requirements.

261.241. 1. Sellers of jams, jellies, and honey whose annual sales of jams, jellies, and honey are thirty thousand dollars or less per domicile shall not be required to construct or maintain separate facilities for the manufacture of jams, jellies, and honey. Such sellers shall be exempt from all remaining health standards and regulations for the manufacture of jams, jellies, and honey pursuant to sections 196.190 to 196.271 if they meet the following requirements:

(1) Jams, jellies, and honey shall be manufactured in the domicile of the person processing and selling the jams, jellies, and honey and sold by the manufacturer to the end consumer;

(2) Jams, jellies, and honey shall be labeled with the following information in legible English as set forth in subsection 2 of this section;

(3) During the sale of such jams, jellies, and honey, a placard shall be displayed in a prominent location stating the following: "This product has not been inspected by the Department of Health and Senior Services.";

(4) Annual gross sales shall not exceed thirty thousand dollars. The person manufacturing such jams, jellies, and honey shall maintain a record of sales of jams, jellies, and honey processed and sold. The record shall be available to the regulatory authority when requested.

2. The jams, jellies, and honey shall be labeled with the following information:

(1) Name and address of the persons preparing the food;

(2) Common name of the food;

(3) The name of all ingredients in the food; and

(4) Statement that the jams, jellies, and honey have not been inspected by the department of health and senior services.

3. Sellers of jams, jellies, and honey who violate the provisions of this section may be enjoined from selling jams, jellies, and honey by the department of health and senior services.

(L. 2002 S.B. 639, A.L. 2005 S.B. 355)


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