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This month’s meeting of the Public Health Council included an informational briefing on the proposed rescission of an existing regulation, and a series of votes on final amendments to regulations and one regulation to be rescinded.

First, the Council was provided an informational briefing on the status of the proposed rescission of 105 CMR 515.000: Action Levels for Poisonous or Deleterious Substances in Food.

Following that, the Council took up discussions of four separate proposed amendments to regulations, and one proposed rescission, which are all ready for a final vote. Following separate discussions on the merits of each, the Council voted to approve all four amendments for final promulgation, and approved the rescission. These include:

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