Tex. Health & Safety Code Section 438.004
Stricter Rules


The executive commissioner by rule may establish requirements stricter than the requirements prescribed by Section 438.003 (Sale from Self-service Containers) for the display and sale of unpackaged foods if the transmission of a disease infestation or contamination is directly related to a method of displaying and selling unpackaged food authorized by this subchapter.


The stricter requirement must be:


adopted according to laboratory evidence supporting the specific relationship between the disease infestation or contamination and the method of dispensing the unpackaged food; and


applied uniformly to all nonexempted food sources and dispensing methods.
Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 678, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1989.
Amended by:
Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1 (S.B. 219), Sec. 3.1130, eff. April 2, 2015.

Source: Section 438.004 — Stricter Rules, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/HS/htm/HS.­438.­htm#438.­004 (accessed Nov. 25, 2023).

Nov. 25, 2023

§ 438.004’s source at texas​.gov