Next-Day Approvals on Temporary Permits

The Michigan Liquor Control Commission (MLCC) now offers next-day approval for many applications for temporary outdoor service permits, as recommended by the Office of Regulatory Reinvention (ORR). Though the Commission considers applications for many kinds of licenses, permits, and permissions on a daily basis, the process of creating full dockets for temporary outdoor service permits…

Michigan Food Law Effective October 1

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) implemented the state’s updated Food Law on October 1, 2012. “The department’s highest priority is ensuring the safety of food sold and distributed in Michigan. Putting food inspections online provides greater transparency for consumers and retailers,” said Jamie Clover Adams, MDARD director. “Food safety impacts the…

Red Tag Removal Will Bring Penalties

DEVICE INSPECTIONS and CONDEMNATIONSWhat every operator should know?By Steve Galvan, Field MetrologistMichigan Dept of Agriculture and Rural DevelopmentWeights and Measures Program Weights and Measures Inspectors from the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development are charged with protecting consumers and businesses while maintaining equity in the marketplace. The Program monitors all consumer products sold by…