Tex. Health & Safety Code Section 438.017
Protection of Other Food Service Items


A paper receptacle, ice cream cone, or other single service utensil to be used for serving food or drink shall be kept in a sanitary manner, protected from dust, flies, and other contaminants.


A napkin, straw, toothpick, or other article may not be offered for the use of a person unless the article has been securely protected from dust, dirt, insects, rodents, and, as necessary and by all reasonable means, other contaminants.
Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 678, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1989.

Source: Section 438.017 — Protection of Other Food Service Items, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/HS/htm/HS.­438.­htm#438.­017 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Jun. 5, 2024

§ 438.017’s source at texas​.gov