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    P.O. Box 149347
    Austin, TX 78714-9347
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RULES AND REGULATIONS

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Foods Group 

This page provides links to rules and regulations for the regulated communities served by the Foods Group.

 

Links to sites outside the Texas Department of State Health Services are intended to be informational and do not necessarily imply any official endorsement. Staff associated with the Foods Group routinely review the links, but we cannot guarantee the validity of information provided at outside sites.


Texas Draft Rules and/or Proposed Rules

Federal Draft Rules and/or Proposed Rules

 

CURRENT RULES AND REGULATIONS

Below is a list of the rules and regulations that govern entities regulated by the Foods Group. Click on the title of the rule, regulation, or law that you would like view. The links below will send you an official site for the rule OR, if available, there is a link provided to the rule in PDF format.

FEDERAL REGULATIONS ADOPTED BY STATE RULES

Note the following is adopted per 431.244 and 431.245 of the Texas Food , Drug, and Cosmetic act, Title 6, Subtitle A of the Texas Health and Safety Code.

 

General Food and Drug 

25 Texas Administrative Code (TAC) 

Chapter 229 Food and Drug (All subchapters listed)
Sections 229.211-229.222 Current Good Manufacturing Practice and Good Warehousing Practice in Manufacturing, Packing, or Holding Human Food

 

Acidified and Low Acid Canned Foods

21 Code of Federal Regulations

Part 114 Acidified Foods
Part 108 Emergency Permit Control - Acidified Foods and Low Acid Canned Foods
Part 113 Thermally Processed Low-Acid Foods Packaged in Hermetically Sealed Containers

 

Bottled and Vended Water

25 Texas Administrative Code (TAC) 

Sections 229.81-229.91 Production, Processing, and Distribution of Bottled and Vended Drinking Water - Describes requirements for bottled and vended water facilities.

Certificates of Free Sale and Sanitation and/or Certificates of Origin and Sanitation

25 Texas Administrative Code (TAC)

Sections 229.301–229.307  Describes application, definitions, minimum requirements, time frames, expiration dates, fees, and appeal procedures.

21 Code of Federal Regulations

Part 165 Beverages
Part 129 Processing and Bottling of Bottled Drinking Water

 

Dietary Supplements


25 Texas Administrative Code (TAC)

Sections 229.461-229.464

Regulations to Set Standards for the Formulation, Sale and Distribution of Dietary Supplements Containing Ephedrine from Natural Ephedra Alkaloids and to Restrict the Sale and Distribution of Certain Drug Products Containing Ephedrine

 

21 Code of Federal Regulations

Part 101.36 Dietary Supplements
Part 119 Dietary Supplements That Present a Significant or Unreasonable Risk

 

Food Labeling

21 Code of Federal Regulations

Part 101 Food Labeling

 

Food and Drug Salvage

25 Texas Administrative Code (TAC)

Sections 229.541-554 Regulation of Food Salvage Establishments and Brokers
Sections 229.571-229.584 Regulation of Drug Salvage Establishment and Brokers

 

Ice

25 Texas Administrative Code (TAC)

Sections 229.111-229.115 Rules on Manufacture, Storage, and Distribution of Ice Sold For Human Consumption, Including Ice Produced at Point of Use

 

Juice HACCP

25 Texas Administrative Code (TAC)

 

Sections 229.61-229.73 Juice Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) Systems

 

 

Licensure Rules for Manufacturers, Wholesalers and Warehouse Operators

25 Texas Administrative Code (TAC)

Sections 229.181-229.184 Licensure of Food Manufacturers, Food Wholesalers, and Warehouse Operators

 

Seafood HACCP

25 Texas Administrative Code (TAC)

Sections 229.121-229.129 Seafood HACCP

 


Federal Regulations Adopted by State Rules

21 Code of Federal Regulatory

Part 114 Acidified Food 
Part 129 Bottled Water    
Part 70 Color Additives
Part 71   Color Additive Petitions
Part 73 Color Additives Exempt from Certifications
Part 74 Color Additives Subject to Certification
Part 80 Color Additive Certification
Part 81 Color Additives - General Specifications and General Restrictions
Part 82 Color Additives - List of Certified Provisionally Listed Colors & Specifications
Part 170 Food Additives
Part 171 Food Additive Petitions
Part 172 Food Additives Permitted for Direct Addition to Food for Human Consumption
Part 173 Secondary Direct Food Additives Permitted in Food for Human Consumption
Part 174 Indirect Food Additives: General
Part 175 Indirect Food Additives: Additives & Components of Coatings
Part 176 Indirect Food Additives: Paper and Paperboard Components
Part 177 Indirect Food Additives: Polymers
Part 178 Indirect Food Additives: Adjuvants, Production Aids, Sanitizers
Part 179 Irradiation in the Production of Food for Human Consumption
Part 180 Food Additives Permitted in Food or in Contact with Food on an Interim Bases Pending Additional Study
Part 181 Prior Sanctioned Food Ingredients
Part 182 Substances Generally Recognized as Safe
Part 184 Direct Food Substances Affirmed as Generally Recognized as Safe
Part 186 Indirect Food Substances Affirmed as Generally Recognized as
Part 189 Substances Prohibited from Use in Human Food
Part 107 Infant Formula
Part 106 Infant Formula (Quality Control Procedures)
Part 105 Special Dietary Use
Part 113 Thermally Processed Low Acid Food in Hermetically Sealed Containers

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Last updated March 13, 2012