Hermosa Beach, California, to introduce text amendment to its municipal code banning the use of PS foodservice packaging at food outlets; ordinance would go into effect 180 days after its approval

LOS ANGELES , August 15, 2012 () – California's Hermosa Beach City Council voted 3-1 on Aug. 14 to ban polystyrene foodservice packaging, Patch reported online Aug. 15

According to the publication, the City Council will introduce a text amendment to the municipal code banning the use of PS products such as plates, bowls, clam shells and cups at restaurants, snack shops and other food vendors.

The City Council has yet to adopt the measure at a later meeting, Patch reported. The ordinance would go into effect 180 days after its approval.

The legislation would not affect prepackaged foods, such as vegetables and raw meat, according to the publication.

The primary source of this article is the Patch, New York, New York, on Aug. 15, 2012.

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