No differences were found among groups in the incidence of lung or colorectal cancers or all cancers combined. All meat, meat products, poultry and poultry products used in a food establishment must have been properly labeled and inspected for wholesomeness under an official program of the United States Department of Agriculture and applicable state law. The recommended adequate intake of sodium is 1, milligrams 3. Pantothenic acid vitamin B5. CIP equipment that is not designed to be disassembled for cleaning must be designed with inspection access points to ensure that all interior food-contact surfaces throughout the fixed system are being effectively cleaned.
It entered into effect on January 24,  and defines "General specifications for labelling foods and pre-bottled non-alcoholic beverages. In the United States , the Nutritional Facts label lists the percentage supplied that is recommended to be met, or to be limited, in one day of human nutrients based on a daily diet of 2, calories. With certain exceptions, such as foods meant for babies, the following Daily Values are used. As of October , the only micronutrients that are required to be included on all labels are vitamin A, vitamin C, calcium, and iron.
Food and Drug Administration for review. Additionally, there is a requirement for ingredients to be listed in order from highest to lowest quantity, according to their weight. Food and Drug Administration.
The law required food companies to begin using the new food label on packaged foods beginning May 8, Department of Agriculture proposed similar regulations for voluntary labeling of raw meat and poultry. This appeared on all products in The label begins with a standard serving measurement, calories are listed second, and then following is a breakdown of the constituent elements.
Always listed are total fat , sodium , carbohydrates and protein ; the other nutrients usually shown may be suppressed, if they are zero. Usually all 15 nutrients are shown: Amounts less than 0. For example, if a product contains 0. In addition to the nutrition label, products may display certain nutrition information or health claims on packaging.
These health claims are only allowed by the FDA for "eight diet and health relationships based on proven scientific evidence", including: The nutrition facts label currently appears on more than 6.
The FDA does not require any specific typeface be used in the Nutrition Facts label, mandating only that the label "utilize a single easy-to-read type style",  though its example label uses Helvetica. In January , Trans fat was required to be listed under saturated fat. This was the first significant change to the Nutrition Facts panel since it was introduced in In , the U. Food and Drug Administration proposed several simultaneous improvements to nutrition labeling for the first time in over 20 years.
Proposed changes included a new design requiring serving sizes to more accurately reflect how many servings the average individual is actually consuming.
The proposed labels were to also list how much sugar is added rather than inherent to a product, as well as declaring the amount of Vitamin D and potassium in a product. The proposal to indicate sugar added during food production, in particular, was brought forward by the FDA as a measure to counter the increase in per capita sugar consumption in the US, which over the last decades exceeded the limits recommended by scientific institutions and governmental agencies.
The rules for the new design were finalized on May 20, As of , the TTB does not require alcoholic beverage packaging to have a nutrition facts label. Since at least , consumer groups have lobbied the TTB to require labelling disclosing Nutrition Facts information.
Packaging must disclose alcohol content in some circumstances. Mandatory information on the label varies by type of beverage, and includes: Health researchers have called for the mandatory labelling of food products with added caffeine , which is a psychoactive nervous system stimulant.
Where applicable, the number and type of required toilet facilities must be determined by the local building authority. Toilets and urinals must be easy to clean. Trough-type urinals are prohibited. Each handwashing sink must have hot and cold water tempered by a mixing valve or combination faucet. A steam mixing valve may not be used at a handwashing sink.
Any faucet which closes automatically, closes slowly or is metered must provide a flow of water for at least 15 seconds without the need to reactivate the faucet. Handwashing sinks, dispensers for soap, devices for drying hands and all related fixtures must be easily cleanable and must be kept clean and in good repair.
At least one handwashing sink for convenient use by employees must be installed in the food preparation area. A supply of soap or detergent for cleaning hands and disposable towels or a hand drying device as specified in this chapter must be available at each handwashing sink. A sign or poster that notifies food employees to wash their hands must be provided at all handwashing sinks used by food employees and must be clearly visible to all food employees.
Handwashing sinks must be accessible to employees at all times and may not be used for purposes other than washing hands. If approved in advance by the health authority, when food exposure is limited and handwashing sinks are not conveniently available, including, without limitation, in some mobile food, vending machine or temporary food establishments, employees may use chemically treated towelettes for handwashing.
Unless otherwise approved in advance by the health authority, a sink used for food preparation or utensil washing or a cleaning sink may not be provided with handwashing aids or devices such as soap and towels. A system of nonpotable water which meets the limitations established by the State for levels of bacteria may only be used for purposes such as air-conditioning, cleaning, flushing toilets and fire protection and only if the system is approved by the health authority and does not come into direct or indirect contact with food, potable water or equipment that comes in contact with food or utensils.
The piping of any nonpotable water must be clearly and permanently identified so that it is readily distinguishable from piping that carries potable water.
The system for potable water must be installed to preclude the possibility of backflow. A hose may not be attached to a faucet unless a device to prevent backflow is installed. A backflow prevention assembly must be located so that it may be serviced and maintained. Records demonstrating inspection and service must be maintained by the person in charge.
If not provided with an air gap, a backflow prevention assembly consisting of two independent check valves with an intermediate vent to the atmosphere, preceded by a screen of not less than mesh to 1 inch mesh to A single or double check valve attached to the carbonator need not be of the vented type if an air gap or vented backflow prevention assembly has otherwise been provided.
The piping of a nonpotable water system must be durably identified so that it is readily distinguishable from piping that carries potable water. A water filter element must be of the replaceable type. Lavatories or sinks normally used for preparing food or washing utensils or equipment may not be used for this purpose.
A reservoir that is used to supply water to a device such as a produce fogger must be:. Cleaning procedures must include at least the following steps and must be conducted at least once a week:.
If used, a grease trap or interceptor must be easily accessible for cleaning and not present a risk of contamination of food, food-contact surfaces, equipment or utensils, including during cleaning or pumping operations. Grease interceptors must be installed at any food establishment which generates grease that enters a sewer system and where deemed necessary by the health authority or sewer utility serving the establishment.
An interceptor for grease, rather than a grease trap, must be the preferred method for the interception of grease from a food establishment. When the location of a food establishment, or other mitigating circumstances, makes the installation of a grease interceptor infeasible, the health authority may approve the use of a grease trap. A direct connection must not exist between the sewage system and a drain originating from equipment in which food, portable equipment or utensils are placed, except where floor drains located in refrigerated spaces are constructed as an integral part of the applicable building.
If a dishwashing machine is located within 5 feet 1. Every drain, overflow or relief vent from the water supply system must have an indirect connection to the waste system. Drain lines from equipment must not discharge wastewater in a manner that floods any floor or causes water to flow across any work area or area which is difficult to clean. All indirect waste piping must discharge into the drainage system of the applicable building through an airgap or airbreak.
Where a drainage airgap is required by the health authority, the minimum vertical distance as measured from the lowest point of the indirect waste pipe or the fixture outlet to the flood-level rim of the receptor must not be less than 1 inch A floor drain must be provided in any area where meat, fish or poultry is processed.
An outdoor storage surface for refuse, recyclables and returnables must be smooth and durable, maintained in good repair and constructed of nonabsorbent material, including, without limitation, concrete or asphalt, unless otherwise approved by the health authority. A drain must be installed in an outdoor solid-waste staging area when such an area is used:.
If approved by the health authority, off-premises based cleaning services for dumpsters and trash receptacle areas may be used if on-premises cleaning implements and supplies are not available on the premises. If a food establishment needs to use off-premises based cleaning services, a letter from the cleaning service specifying the agreed upon location and frequency of the cleaning operation must be provided to the health authority for verification.
Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, receptacles and waste handling units for refuse, recyclables and returnables, and for use with materials containing food residue, must be durable, cleanable, insect and rodent resistant, leak proof and nonabsorbent.
Plastic bags and wet-strength paper bags may be used to line receptacles for storage inside the food establishment or within closed outside receptacles. Receptacles and waste handling units for refuse, recyclables and returnables, including, without limitation, an on-site compactor, must be installed so that the accumulation of debris and insect and rodent attraction and harborage are minimized and effective cleaning is facilitated around and, if the unit is not installed flush with the base pad, under the receptacle or unit.
An inside storage room and area, an outside storage area and enclosure and receptacles must be of sufficient capacity to hold refuse, recyclables and returnables that accumulate. A receptacle must be provided in each area of the food establishment or premises where refuse is generated or commonly discarded, or where recyclables or returnables are placed.
Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, suitable cleaning implements and supplies, including, without limitation, high-pressure pumps, hot water, steam and detergent, must be provided as necessary for the effective cleaning of receptacles and waste handling units for refuse, recyclables and returnables.
If approved, off-premises based cleaning services may be used if on-premises cleaning implements and supplies are not provided on the premises. An area designated for refuse, recyclables and returnables and, except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, a redeeming machine for recyclables or returnables, must be located so that:. A redeeming machine may be located in the packaged food storage area or consumer area of a food establishment if food, equipment, utensils, linens, and single-service and single-use articles are not subject to contamination from the machines and a public health hazard or nuisance is not created.
The location of receptacles and waste handling units for refuse, recyclables and returnables must not create a public health hazard or nuisance or interfere with the cleaning of adjacent space. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, refuse receptacles not meeting the requirements specified in this chapter, including, without limitation, receptacles that are not rodent-resistant, unprotected plastic bags and paper bags, or baled units that contain materials with food residue, must not be stored outside.
Cardboard or other packaging material that does not contain food residue and that is awaiting regularly scheduled delivery to a recycling or disposal site may be stored outside without being in a covered receptacle if it is stored so that it does not create a rodent harborage problem.
Inside the food establishment if the receptacles and units:. By the use of tight-fitting lids or doors if kept outside the food establishment. Receptacles and waste handling units for refuse, recyclables and returnables must be thoroughly cleaned in a way that does not contaminate food, equipment, utensils, linens, or single-service and single-use articles, and wastewater must be disposed of as specified under this chapter.
Soiled receptacles and waste handling units for refuse, recyclables and returnables must be cleaned at a frequency necessary to prevent them from developing a buildup of soil or becoming attractants for insects and rodents.
Smooth, durable and easily cleanable for areas where food establishment operations are conducted;. Closely woven and easily cleanable carpet for carpeted areas; and.
Nonabsorbent for areas subject to moisture, including, without limitation, food preparation areas, walk-in refrigerators, warewashing areas, toilet rooms, mobile unit servicing areas and areas subject to flushing or spray cleaning methods.
The outdoor walking and driving areas of a food establishment or food processing establishment must be surfaced with concrete, asphalt or gravel, or other materials that have been effectively treated to minimize dust, facilitate maintenance and prevent muddy conditions.
Exterior ground surfaces of buildings and mobile units must be of weather-resistant materials. Exposed utility service lines and pipes must be installed so they do not obstruct or prevent the cleaning of floors, walls or ceilings. Exposed horizontal utility service lines and pipes may not be installed on the floor.
The floors in a food establishment in which water flush cleaning methods are used must be provided with drains and be graded to drain, and the floor and wall junctures must be coved and sealed. A floor covering such as carpeting or similar material must not be installed as a floor covering in food preparation areas, walk-in refrigerators, warewashing areas, toilet room areas where handwashing sinks, toilets and urinals are located, refuse storage rooms or other areas where the floor is subject to moisture, flushing or spray cleaning methods.
If carpeting is installed as a floor covering in areas other than those specified in subsection 1, it must be:.
Wall and ceiling covering materials must be attached so they are easily cleanable. Except in dry storage areas, concrete, porous blocks or bricks used for indoor wall construction must be finished and sealed to provide a smooth, nonabsorbent and easily cleanable surface. Attachments to walls and ceilings, including, without limitation, light fixtures, mechanical room ventilation system components, vent covers, wall-mounted fans, decorative items and other attachments, must be easily cleanable.
In a consumer area, wall and ceiling surfaces and decorative items and attachments that are provided for ambience need not meet the requirement set forth in subsection 1 if such items and attachments are kept clean.
All shelves located in refrigerators and freezers must be made of metal or plastic with surfaces which can be easily cleaned and must be completely portable or, for a walk-in refrigerator or freezer, have wheels attached. These shelves may not be covered with aluminum foil, metal sheets or any other material that prevents the circulation of air within a refrigerator or freezer.
Shelves located in areas for dry storage may be made of wood which has been rendered nonabsorbent by a paint or sealant that:. Shelves that are located in an area where food is prepared or an area where utensils are washed must be made of metal or plastic and have surfaces that can be cleaned easily and are resistant to corrosion. Shelves constructed of pressure-treated wood products which are impregnated or otherwise treated with chemicals to inhibit rotting or insect infestation must not be used in a food establishment.
Shelving in a food establishment must not be covered or lined with cardboard, aluminum foil or contact paper. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, light bulbs must be shielded, coated or otherwise shatter-resistant in areas where there is exposed food, clean equipment, utensils or linens, or unwrapped single-service or single-use articles.
Shielded, coated or otherwise shatter-resistant bulbs need not be used in areas used only for storing food in unopened packages if:. An infrared or other heat lamp must be protected against breakage by a shield surrounding and extending beyond the bulb so that only the face of the bulb is exposed. Except as otherwise provided in this section, the outer openings of a food establishment must be protected against the entry of insects and rodents by:.
A food establishment may open into a larger structure, including, without limitation, a mall, airport or office building, or into an attached structure, such as a porch, if the outer openings from the larger or attached structure are protected against the entry of insects and rodents. Exterior doors used as exits need not be self-closing if they are:. Except as otherwise provided in subsections 2 and 5, if the windows or doors of a food establishment, or of a larger structure within which a food establishment is located, are kept open for ventilation or other purposes, or a temporary food establishment is not provided with windows and doors as specified in this chapter, the openings must be protected against the entry of insects and rodents by:.
The provisions of subsection 4 do not apply if flying insects and other pests are absent due to the location of the food establishment, the weather or other limiting conditions. A food establishment may not be located in a private home unless:. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 3, restrooms must be provided in accordance with this chapter. If every employee of the food establishment resides in the private home, the restroom located within the private home may be used to meet the requirements of this chapter.
When a permit to operate is issued to a homeowner or resident of a home allowing the operation of a food establishment from a portion of a private residence, the portion of the private home, residence or their premises shall no longer be considered part of the private home or residence and shall be considered a food establishment, the operation of which is subject to all laws and regulations applicable to food establishments, including those requiring inspections.
At least 10 foot-candles lux at a distance of 30 inches 75 cm above the floor in walk-in refrigeration units and dry-food storage areas and in other areas and rooms during periods of cleaning;. At least 50 foot-candles lux at a surface where an employee is working with food or working with utensils or equipment, including, without limitation, knives, slicers, grinders or saws, where employee safety is a factor.
If employees routinely change clothes in the food establishment, rooms or areas must be designated and used for that purpose. These designated rooms or areas may not be used for the preparation, storage or service of food or for washing or storing utensils.
Lockers or other suitable facilities may be located only in the designated dressing rooms or in rooms or areas used to store only packaged articles designed for a single use. Handwashing sinks must be easily accessible and located within 25 feet 7. All new food establishments and food establishments which are extensively remodeled must also have handwashing sinks located within the area used for the preparation of food.
Handwashing sinks must be located in or immediately adjacent to rooms with toilets or vestibules. Sinks used for preparing food or for washing equipment or utensils may not be used for washing hands. A supply of single-use towels or a device providing heated air for drying hands must be conveniently located near each handwashing sink. Hand blow dryers must not be used at handwashing sinks in food preparation or warewashing areas.
Shared towels are prohibited. If disposable towels are used, trash receptacles which can be easily cleaned must be conveniently located near the handwashing sink. Toilet rooms must be conveniently located and accessible to employees during all hours of operation. A minimum of one employee restroom is required. Restrooms must be conveniently located within feet Except as otherwise provided in this section, rooms with toilets must be completely enclosed and have solid doors which must fit tightly, close automatically and remain closed except during cleaning or maintenance.
Doors from rooms with toilets must not open directly into any area used for the preparation of food or for the washing or cleaning of equipment, utensils or tableware. Rooms with toilets that are not located immediately adjacent to dining room areas or not located in areas of food preparation or washing of equipment, utensils or tableware are not required to be completely enclosed with solid, tight-fitting doors that close automatically. Areas designated for employees to eat, drink and use tobacco must be located so that food, equipment, linens, and single-service and single-use articles are protected from contamination.
Lockers or other suitable facilities must be located in a designated room or area where contamination of food, equipment, utensils, linens, and single-service and single-use articles cannot occur. The physical facilities of a food establishment must be cleaned as often as necessary to keep them clean. Except for cleaning that is necessary because of a spill or other accident, cleaning must be done during periods when the least amount of food is exposed, such as after closing.
Except as otherwise provided in this section, only dustless methods of cleaning must be used, including, without limitation, wet cleaning, vacuum cleaning, mopping with treated dust mops or sweeping using a broom and dust-arresting compounds.
Spills or drippage on floors that occur between normal floor cleaning times may be cleaned:. Intake and exhaust air ducts must be cleaned and filters changed so they are not a source of contamination by dust, dirt and other materials.
If vented to the outside, ventilation systems must not create a public health hazard. Maintenance tools, including, without limitation, brooms, mops, vacuum cleaners and similar items, must be:. Items that are unnecessary to the operation or maintenance of the food establishment, including, without limitation, equipment that is nonfunctional or no longer used; and.
Except as otherwise provided in this section, live animals, including birds and turtles, are not allowed on the premises of a food establishment or on adjacent areas under the control of the permit holder for the operation of the food establishment. Edible fish or decorative fish in aquariums, shellfish or crustacea on ice or under refrigeration, and shellfish and crustacea in a display tank may be present on the premises of a food establishment if food, equipment, utensils, linens or unwrapped articles designed for a single service or a single use are not contaminated.
Dogs accompanying security or police officers are permitted in offices, storage areas and dining areas. Sentry dogs may be permitted to run loose in outside fenced areas for security reasons. Service animals accompanying persons with a visual, aural or physical disability, or trainers who are training service animals, are permitted in dining or sales areas. Service animals are not allowed in shopping carts or on the benches, seats or tables of a food establishment.
Food handlers must not care for or handle any pets while on duty. Live or dead fish bait must be stored separately from food or food products in retail stores. Therapy and comfort animals are not allowed in food establishments.
Routinely inspecting incoming shipments of food and supplies;. Using methods, if pests are found, such as trapping devices or other means of pest control as specified in this chapter; and. Devices designed to electrocute flying insects are acceptable for use at a food establishment if they are positioned so that dead insects are prevented from falling on exposed food, food contact surfaces, or clean equipment and utensils. The trays holding dead insects must be emptied at least weekly.
For the purposes of subsection 1, a device is properly positioned if the requirements of this subsection are met. Only devices mounted on a wall may be used. Ceiling units are not acceptable in areas where food, food contact surfaces, equipment or utensils are exposed.
Devices must be installed:. The following safety factors must be considered when purchasing or installing these devices:. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, a tracking-powder pesticide must not be used in a food establishment.
If used, a nontoxic tracking powder, including, without limitation, talcum or flour, must not contaminate food, equipment, utensils, linens, and single-service and single-use articles. Poisonous or toxic materials must be stored so they cannot contaminate food, equipment, utensils, linens, and single-service and single-use articles by:.
The provisions of subsection 1 do not apply to equipment and utensil cleaners and sanitizers that are stored in warewashing areas for availability and convenience if the materials are stored to prevent contamination of food, equipment, utensils, linens, and single-service and single-use articles.
Separating the poisonous or toxic materials by spacing or partitioning; and. Locating the poisonous or toxic materials in an area that is not above food, equipment, utensils, linens or single-service or single-use articles.
A restricted-use pesticide must meet the requirements specified under 40 C. This section does not apply to packaged poisonous or toxic materials that are offered for retail sale. Lubricants must meet the requirement specified in 21 C. Equipment with bearings and gears that require unsafe lubricants must be designed and constructed so that the lubricant cannot leak, drip or be forced into food or onto food-contact surfaces.
Except for medicines that are stored or displayed for retail sale, only those medicines that are necessary for the health of employees must be allowed in a food establishment. Stored in a kit or a container that is located to prevent the contamination of food, equipment, utensils, linens, and single-service and single-use articles. A temporary food establishment must comply with all the requirements of this chapter which are applicable to its operation.
If, in the opinion of the health authority, a substantial health hazard will not result, temporary food establishments which do not fully comply with all the requirements of this chapter may operate when the preparation and service of food are restricted and deviations from full compliance are covered by the requirements set forth in this chapter.
A temporary food establishment may only be operated at a fair, carnival, circus, public exhibition, celebration or similar transitory gathering. The location from which a temporary food establishment is operated must be approved by the health authority. It is unlawful for any person to operate a temporary food establishment unless the health authority has issued a valid permit therefor. The permit issued pursuant to this section is not transferable from person to person or from place to place.
The health authority may impose additional requirements to protect against potential health hazards related to the operation of such food establishments. Operators may be required to provide documentation which proves that food to be served at a temporary food establishment was obtained from an approved source.
The permit may be renewed annually, provided that the permit has not been suspended or revoked for chronic or repeated sanitation violations.
The permit is valid only for the calendar year in which it was purchased. Following the suspension or revocation of an annual temporary food permit, a reinstatement fee must be submitted before reactivation of the permit to operate. Any violation that prompted the suspension or revocation of a permit must be corrected before the request for reinstatement is submitted. The health authority may compile a list of beverages and foods that it determines do not constitute a potential or actual hazard to the public health.
The list may include, without limitation:. Coffee or tea, or both, with powdered nondairy creamer or ultra-pasteurized dairy creamer packaged in individual servings. This subsection does not include beverages such as lattes and espresso that are mixed with a dairy product by the vendor during preparation. Commercially prepared acidic beverages, including, without limitation, orange juice, lemonade and other similar beverages, that are served from the original, properly labeled container without the addition of ice or other regulated food products.
Hermetically sealed and unopened containers of nonpotentially hazardous beverages which do not require refrigeration. Nonpotentially hazardous prepackaged baked goods, with proper labeling, from an approved source and requiring no on-site preparation.
Nonpotentially hazardous and unopened prepackaged food from an approved source with proper labeling, including, without limitation, honey, jerked meats, potato chips, popcorn and other similar foods. Produce sold from a produce stand at which no food preparation, breaching of produce or product sampling is performed. Commercially prepared, prepackaged and unopened individual ice cream containers and ice cream bars that are appropriately labeled as to ingredients and manufacturer.
Shelled or unshelled nuts, including flavored nuts for sample or sale, unless the nuts are processed at the event site. Food supplements that are offered for sample or sale without the addition of regulated food items. Such food supplements include, but are not limited to, vitamins, minerals, protein powder mixes, energy drinks and herbal mixtures, provided that they are from an approved source.
Which require cooking must be cooked to heat all parts of the food to a temperature as specified in this chapter. Which require limited preparation may be prepared or served at a temporary food establishment only if the health authority has approved the foods before their preparation and service.
Served at a temporary food establishment must be prepared and served in the same day and must not be saved for service on any following day. Prepared or stored in a private home must not be served in a temporary food establishment. Ice which is intended for human consumption or which will come in contact with food or be used as a source of refrigeration must be obtained from an approved source.
Ice intended for use in beverages must be manufactured in a chipped, crushed or cubed form. The ice must be obtained in plastic bags which are designed for a single use and are filled and sealed at the point of manufacture. The ice must remain in the bag until dispensed in a way that protects it from contamination.
Unpackaged foods may not be stored in direct contact with undrained ice. Equipment must be located and installed in a way that prevents the contamination of food and that also facilitates cleaning. Surfaces of equipment which come in contact with food must be protected from contamination by customers or other contaminating agents.
If necessary, effective shields must be used. If facilities for cleaning and sanitizing tableware are not effective, only single-service articles may be used. Each permit holder must have a handwashing station approved by the health authority. The handwashing station must be accessible and available for food handlers and employees at all times. A handwashing station must be in the immediate vicinity of food preparation or warewashing areas.
The number of handwashing sinks will be determined by the health authority. Handwashing sinks must be adequately serviced, stocked and maintained and must. Ê accessible and available for food handlers and other employees at all times. The health authority may impose additional handwashing requirements based upon menu considerations and the risk to the public health.
An adequate supply of potable water from an approved source must be used to prepare food and operate the business. Unless a waiver has been granted by the health authority, a temporary food establishment without hot and cold running water must provide a container with a spigot or other apparatus that will dispense water without continuous manual contact, holding a minimum of 5 gallons Wastewater generated must empty into a spill-proof container. Wastewater, including water from warewashing and food preparation activities, must be emptied and flushed into a sanitary sewer that has been approved by the health authority.
The tank must be emptied at least daily or as often as is necessary to prevent overflowing, the development of odors or the attraction of vermin. Hoses used to drain or flush wastewater must be permanently and distinctly labeled for such use, used for no other purpose and stored in a manner that protects them from contamination.
Grease and waste cooking oil must be disposed of in a manner approved by the health authority. Disposal of grease or waste cooking oil to the sanitary sewer system or storm drain system is prohibited. Wastewater must not be dumped into containers dedicated to grease and waste cooking oil. Disposal of grease or waste cooking oil on the ground is prohibited. All solid waste generated at a temporary food establishment must be stored in and disposed of in leak-proof containers.
Solid waste must be collected and dumpsters must be emptied as often as necessary to prevent an excessive accumulation of solid waste. Putrescible waste must be disposed of frequently enough to prevent odors and attraction for vermin.
If required by the health authority, floors must be constructed of concrete, asphalt, tightly fitted wood or other similar cleanable material and must be kept in good repair. Dirt or gravel, when graded to drain, may be used as subflooring if it is covered with clean, removable platforms or duckboards. Ceilings must be made of wood, canvas or other material that protects the interior of the establishment from the weather.
The walls and ceilings of areas used for preparing food must be constructed so that insects are not present. Ceiling canopies or covers over food preparation areas must be capable of protecting food storage areas, food preparation areas and warewashing areas from bird droppings or other sources of environmental contamination.
If required by the health authority, doors must be solid or screened and must close automatically. Screening material used for walls, doors or windows must be at least 16 mesh to the inch. Food preparation must be limited to areas inaccessible to the public to protect food from contamination. The placement of heating or cooking equipment must be in an area inaccessible to the public. Food preparation areas, food storage areas and warewashing areas must be made inaccessible from public access by the use of partitions, planters, walls or similar means.
Children are not allowed in the food preparation or food service areas of a temporary food establishment. All food must be protected from customer handling, coughing, sneezing or other contamination by wrapping, the use of food shields or other effective barriers, including, without limitation, containers that can be closed, covered or otherwise protected. Condiments must be dispensed in single-service packaging, in pump-style dispensers or in protected squeeze bottles, shakers or similar dispensers which prevent contamination of the food items by food handlers, patrons, insects or other sources.
The health authority shall consider whether to approve the location of a temporary food establishment based on factors including, without limitation:. A temporary food establishment must not be located down gradient of runoff in a drainage zone such that nonsewered toilets or animal pens present a risk to the public health.
A temporary food establishment must not be used during inclement weather, dust storms, floods and infestations of insects or vermin, or under any other circumstances in which the protection of food cannot be ensured.
All food holding, service and cooking equipment must be clean, in good repair, able to maintain food at approved temperatures and in such condition as to present no risk to the public health. All equipment used in a temporary food establishment is subject to approval by the health authority.
Chafing dishes or similar types of equipment, which are not heated electrically, are prohibited for use at outdoor temporary food establishments.
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