Indiana law already requires all restaurants and other “food establishments” to have a certified food handler on staff to oversee food safety matters and to act as an educator for employees about safe food-handling practices.
Establishing a similar practice for nonprofits is a lot less of a hurdle than putting these organizations through the rigmarole of food inspections.
What we don’t want is for the Legislature to regulate church potlucks and fundraiser dinners to the point of killing them.
Yes, some oversight is needed, but let’s not go crazy.
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