4-501.11A - Equipment shall be maintained in good repair and proper adjustment
4-601.11A - Critical - Food-contact surfaces of equipment and utensils must be clean to sight and touch
4-602.11E4b - Equipment such as ice bins, beverage dispensers, ice makers, coffee grinders shall be cleaned at a frequency necessary to preclude accumulation of soil or mold
4-702.11 - Critical - Utensils and food contact surfaces of equipment shall be sanitized before use after cleaning (Corrected on site)
4-703.11B - Critical - Method of sanitizing equipment food-contact surfaces and utensils, hot water mechanical
5-203.14A - Critical - A plumbing system shall be installed to preclude backflow into the water supply at each point of use in the food establishment. (Corrected on site)
7-102.11 - Critical - Working containers used for storing poisonous or toxic materials, taken from bulk containers shall be clearly and individually identified with the common name of the material. (Corrected on site)
Jun 25, 2008
2-102.11 - Based on the RISKS of foodborne illness inherent to the FOOD operation, during inspections and upon request the PERSON IN CHARGE shall demonstrate to the REGULATORY AUTHORITY knowledge of foodborne disease prevention, application of the HAZARD Analysis and CRITICAL CONTROL POINT principles, and the requirements of this Code. The PERSON IN CHARGE shall demonstrate this knowledge by: (A) Being a certified FOOD protection manager who has shown proficiency of required information through passing a test that is part of an ACCREDITED OR APPROVED PROGRAM; or (B) Responding correctly to the inspector's questions as they relate to the specific FOOD operation. The areas of knowledge include: (1) Describing the relationship between the prevention of foodborne disease and the personal hygiene of a FOOD EMPLOYEE; (2) Explaining the responsibility of the PERSON IN CHARGE for preventing the transmission of foodborne disease by a FOOD EMPLOYEE who has a disease or medical condition that may cause foodborne disease; (3) Describing the symptoms associated with the diseases that are transmissible through FOOD; (4) Explaining the significance of the relationship between maintaining the time and temperature of POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS FOOD and the prevention of foodborne illness; (5) Explaining the HAZARDS involved in the consumption of raw or undercooked MEAT, POULTRY, EGGS, and FISH; (6) Stating the required FOOD temperatures and times for safe cooking of POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS FOOD including MEAT, POULTRY, EGGS, and FISH; (7) Stating the required temperatures and times for the safe refrigerated storage, hot holding, cooling, and reheating of POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS FOOD; (8) Describing the relationship between the prevention of foodborne illness and the management and control of the following: (a) Cross contamination, (b) Bare hand contact with READY-TO-EAT FOODS, (c) Handwashing, and (d) Maintaining the FOOD ESTABLISHMENT in a clean condition and in good repair; (9) Describing FOODS identified as MAJOR FOOD ALLERGENSthat could cause an allergic reaction in a sensitive individual. (10) Explaining the relationship between FOOD safety and providing EQUIPMENT that is: (a) Sufficient in number and capacity, and (b) Properly designed, constructed, located, installed, operated, maintained, and cleaned; (11) Explaining correct procedures for cleaning and SANITIZING UTENSILS and FOOD-CONTACT SURFACES of EQUIPMENT; (12) Identifying the source of water used and measures taken to ensure that it remains protected from contamination such as providing protection from backflow and precluding the creation of cross connections; (13) Identifying POISONOUS OR TOXIC MATERIALS in the FOODESTABLISHMENT and the procedures necessary to ensure that they are safely stored, dispensed, used, and disposed of according to LAW; (14) Identifying CRITICAL CONTROL POINTS in the operation from purchasing through sale or service that when not controlled may contribute to the transmission of foodborne illness and explaining steps taken to ensure that the points are controlled in accordance with the requirements of this Code; (15) Explaining the details of how the PERSON IN CHARGE and FOOD EMPLOYEES comply with the HACCP PLAN if a plan is required by the LAW, this Code, or an agreement between the REGULATORY AUTHORITY and the FOOD ESTABLISHMENT; (16) Explaining the responsibilities, rights, and authorities assigned by this Code to the: (a) FOOD EMPLOYEE, (b) CONDITIONAL EMPLOYEE, (c) PERSON IN CHARGE, (d) REGULATORY AUTHORITY; and (17) Explaining how the PERSON IN CHARGE, FOOD EMPLOYEES, and CONDITIONAL EMPLOYEES comply with reporting responsibilities and EXCLUSION or RESTRICTION of FOOD EMPLOYEES.
2-301.14E - FOOD EMPLOYEES shall clean their hands and exposed portions of their arms as specified under ' 2-301.12 immediately before engaging in FOOD preparation including working with exposed FOOD, clean EQUIPMENT and UTENSILS, and unwrapped SINGLE-SERVICE and SINGLE-USE ARTICLES and: (E) After handling soiled EQUIPMENT or UTENSILS;
2-301.14F - FOOD EMPLOYEES shall clean their hands and exposed portions of their arms as specified under ' 2-301.12 immediately before engaging in FOOD preparation including working with exposed FOOD, clean EQUIPMENT and UTENSILS, and unwrapped SINGLE-SERVICE and SINGLE-USE ARTICLES and: (F) During FOODpreparation, as often as necessary to remove soil and contamination and to prevent cross contamination when changing tasks;
3-101.11 - FOOD shall be safe, unADULTERATED, and, as specified under § 3-601.12, honestly presented.
3-301.11B - (B) Except when washing fruits and vegetables as specified under § 3-302.15 or as specified in ¶ (D) of this section, FOOD EMPLOYEES may not contact exposed, READY-TO-EAT FOOD with their bare hands and shall use suitable UTENSILS such as deli tissue, spatulas, tongs, single-use gloves, or dispensing EQUIPMENT.
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).
3-304.14 - (A) Cloths in-use for wiping FOOD spills from TABLEWARE and carry-out containers that occur as FOOD is being served shall be: (1) Maintained dry; and (2) Used for no other purpose. (B) Cloths in-use for wiping counters and other EQUIPMENT surfaces shall be: (1) Held between uses in a chemical sanitizer solution at a concentration specified under § 4-501.114; and (2) Laundered daily as specified under ¶ 4-802.11(D). (C) Cloths in-use for wiping surfaces in contact with raw animal FOODS shall be kept separate from cloths used for other purposes. (D) Dry wiping cloths and the chemical sanitizing solutions specified in Subparagraph (B)(1) of this section in which wet wiping cloths are held between uses shall be free of FOOD debris and visible soil. (E) Containers of chemical sanitizing solutions specified in Subparagraph (B)(1) of this section in which wet wiping cloths are held between uses shall be stored off the floor and used in a manner that prevents contamination of FOOD, EQUIPMENT, UTENSILS, LINENS, SINGLE-SERVICE, or SINGLE-USE ARTICLES. (F) SINGLE-USE disposable sanitizer wipes shall be used in accordance with EPA-approved manufacturer's label use instructions.
3-304.15 - (A) If used, SINGLE-USE gloves shall be used for only one task such as working with READY-TO-EAT FOOD or with raw animal FOOD, used for no other purpose, and discarded when damaged or soiled, or when interruptions occur in the operation. (B) Except as specified in ¶ (C) of this section, slash-resistant gloves that are used to protect the hands during operations requiring cutting shall be used in direct contact only with FOOD that is subsequently cooked as specified under Part 3-4 such as frozen FOOD or a PRIMAL CUT of MEAT. (C) Slash-resistant gloves may be used with READY-TO-EAT FOODthat will not be subsequently cooked if the slash-resistant gloves have a SMOOTH, durable, and nonabsorbent outer surface; or if the slash-resistant gloves are covered with a SMOOTH, durable, nonabsorbent glove, or a SINGLE-USE glove. (D) Cloth gloves may not be used in direct contact with FOOD unless the FOOD is subsequently cooked as required under Part 3-4 such as frozen FOOD or a PRIMAL CUT of MEAT.
4-302.12 - (A) FOOD TEMPERATURE MEASURING DEVICES shall be provided and readily accessible for use in ensuring attainment and maintenance of FOOD temperatures as specified under Chapter 3. (B) A TEMPERATURE MEASURING DEVICE with a suitable smalldiameter probe that is designed to measure the temperature of thin masses shall be provided and readily accessible to accurately measure the temperature in thin FOODS such as MEAT patties and FISH filets.
4-302.14 - A test kit or other device that accurately measures the concentration in MG/L of SANITIZING solutions shall be provided.
4-501.11A - (A) EQUIPMENT shall be maintained in a state of repair and condition that meets the requirements specified under Parts 4-1 and 4-2.
4-601.11A - (A) EQUIPMENT FOOD-CONTACT SURFACES and UTENSILS shall be clean to sight and touch.
4-702.11 - UTENSILS and FOOD-CONTACT SURFACES of EQUIPMENT shall be SANITIZED before use after cleaning.
4-703.11B - After being cleaned, EQUIPMENT FOOD-CONTACT SURFACES and UTENSILS shall be SANITIZED in: (B) Hot water mechanical operations by being cycled through EQUIPMENT that is set up as specified under §§ 4-501.15, 4-501.112, and 4-501.113 and achieving a UTENSIL surface temperature of 71oC (160oF) as measured by an irreversible registering temperature indicator; or
5-203.14A - A PLUMBING SUPPLY SYSTEM shall be installed to preclude backflow of a solid, liquid, or gas contaminant into the water supply system at each point of use at the FOOD ESTABLISHMENT, including on a hose bibb if a hose is attached or on a hose bibb if a hose is not attached and backflow prevention is required by LAW, by: (A) Providing an air gap as specified under § 5-202.13; or
7-102.11 - Working containers used for storing POISONOUS OR TOXIC MATERIALS such as cleaners and SANITIZERS taken from bulk supplies shall be clearly and individually identified with the common name of the material.