HB 3440

Amends the Illinois Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act. Provides that provisions prohibiting the offer for sale of any bulk food in a manner other than to prevent direct handling of such items by the consumer shall not prohibit self-service by consumers provided that take-home containers, including bags, cups, and lids, provided for consumer use are stored and dispensed in a sanitary manner. Provides that a retailer may allow a consumer to fill or refill a personal container with bulk food if the dispensers used prevent the direct handling of the bulk food. Provides that county health departments and municipalities shall not prohibit the ability of a retailer to allow a consumer to fill or refill a per