3-501.16A2a - Critical - (A) Except during preparation, cooking, or cooling, or when time is used as the public health control as specified under ' 3-501.19,and except as specified under ¶ (B) of this section, POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS FOOD shall be maintained: (2) At a temperature specified in the following: (a) 5oC (41oF) or less; or (Corrected on site)
4-601.11A - Critical - Food-contact surfaces of equipment and utensils must be clean to sight and touch (Corrected on site)
May 02, 2008
3-304.12 - During pauses in FOOD preparation or dispensing, FOOD preparation and dispensing UTENSILS shall be stored: (A) Except as specified under ¶ (B) of this section, in the FOOD with their handles above the top of the FOOD and the container; (B) In FOOD that is not POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS with their handles above the top of the FOOD within containers or EQUIPMENTthat can be closed, such as bins of sugar, flour, or cinnamon; (C) On a clean portion of the FOOD preparation table or cooking EQUIPMENT only if the in-use UTENSIL and the FOOD-CONTACT surface of the FOOD preparation table or cooking EQUIPMENT are cleaned and SANITIZED at a frequency specified under §§ 4-602.11 and 4-702.11; (D) In running water of sufficient velocity to flush particulates to the drain, if used with moist FOOD such as ice cream or mashed potatoes; (E) In a clean, protected location if the UTENSILS, such as ice scoops, are used only with a FOOD that is not POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS; or (F) In a container of water if the water is maintained at a temperature of at least 57oC (135oF) and the container is cleaned at a frequency specified under Subparagraph 4-602.11(D)(7).
3-501.13 - Except as specified in ¶ (D) of this section, POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS FOOD shall be thawed: (A) Under refrigeration that maintains the FOOD temperature at 5oC (41oF) or less, or at 7oC (45oF) or less as specified under Subparagraph 3-501.16(A)(2); or (B) Completely submerged under running water: (1) At a water temperature of 21oC (70oF) or below, (2) With sufficient water velocity to agitate and float off loose particles in an overflow, and (3) For a period of time that does not allow thawed portions of READY-TO-EAT FOOD to rise above 5oC (41oF), or 7oC (45oF) as specified under Subparagraph 3-501.16(A)(2), or (4) For a period of time that does not allow thawed portions of a raw animal FOOD requiring cooking as specified under ¶ 3-401.11(A) or (B) to be above 5oC (41oF), or 7oC (45oF) as specified under Subparagraph 3-501.16(A)(2), for more than 4 hours including: (a) The time the FOOD is exposed to the running water and the time needed for preparation for cooking, or (b) The time it takes under refrigeration to lower the FOOD temperature to 5oC (41oF), or 7oC (45oF) as specified under Subparagraph 3-501.16(A)(2); (C) As part of a cooking process if the FOOD that is frozen is: (1) Cooked as specified under ¶ 3-401.11(A) or (B) or § 3-401.12, or (2) Thawed in a microwave oven and immediately transferred to conventional cooking EQUIPMENT, with no interruption in the process; or (D) Using any procedure if a portion of frozen READY-TO-EAT FOOD is thawed and prepared for immediate service in response to an individual CONSUMER'S order.
4-302.14 - A test kit or other device that accurately measures the concentration in MG/L of SANITIZING solutions shall be provided.
4-601.11A - (A) EQUIPMENT FOOD-CONTACT SURFACES and UTENSILS shall be clean to sight and touch.
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