(a) Any person, business or institution who makes a good faith donation of prepared or left-over perishable food which appears to be fit for human consumption at the time it is donated to a charitable organization serving free meals to the needy public shall not be liable for damages in any civil action or subject to criminal prosecution for any illness, injury or death due to the condition of such food.

Terms Used In Delaware Code Title 10 Sec. 8130

  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.

(b) A charitable organization which receives, prepares and serves to the needy public free food which appears to be fit for human consumption at the time it is served shall not be liable for damages in any civil action or subject to criminal prosecution for any illness, injury or death due to the condition of such food unless the condition is a direct result of the gross negligence, recklessness or intentional misconduct of employees of the organization.

63 Del. Laws, c. 216, § 1.;