|Referenced Sources:||105 CMR 590.00: State sanitary code chapter X: Minimum sanitation standards for food establishments|
The following information is provided to assist municipalities, food establishments and other interested parties in interpretation of the Retail Food Code. Additional information is available on our website at www.mass.gov/lists/retail-food or by contacting the Food Protection Program at (617) 983-6712 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Under 105 CMR 590 (the Retail Food Code), Mobile Food Establishments (MFE) must comply with all applicable state and municipal laws and sections of the Retail Food Code for conducting a mobile food operation. MFEs can vary in size and complexity, from large modular units to pushcarts. The following requirements apply to all MFEs and their servicing areas (which is an operating base location used regularly by the MFE), if required. These guidelines are being issued under 105 CMR 590.010 (B) to promote uniform application of the Retail Food Code. This is a summary of the Retail Food Code requirements and may not incorporate all applicable standards. The full text of the regulation can be accessed here: mass.gov/lists/retail-food.