In Minnesota, charitable organizations that operate food assistance programs can accept donations of hunter harvested venison provided specific program requirements are met. The specific program requirements have been designed to ensure that a wholesome, safe product is being donated statewide.
Requirements for Charitable Organizations to participate in venison donation program.
B. Criteria for Accepting Donated Product
Please note: Receipts written on the plant’s receipt book or other invoices from the plant will not be accepted as proof of donation.
C. Handling and distributing donated product
D. Documentation of Distributions
E. Limitations for future participation in the venison donation program
Dairy & Food Inspection Division
Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA), 625 Robert Street N, St. Paul, MN 55155-2538, email@example.com