10A NCAC 14J .1724        MODIFIED DIETS

(a)  Modified diets shall be provided if prescribed by appropriate medical or dental personnel.

(b)  Modified diets shall be provided when reasonably possible to accommodate the sincerely held religious beliefs of an inmate.

(c)  Written menus for modified diets shall be prepared in consultation with a registered dietitian.

(d)  Modified diets shall be served as written.  Any necessary substitutions shall be of comparable nutritional value, and a written record of substitutions shall be kept.  Dated menus of modified diets and records of any substitutions shall be retained for three years.

(e)  Each municipal lockup shall maintain a current list of inmates requiring modified diets, and it shall be posted for use by staff.

(f)  Each municipal lockup shall record the number of modified diets served at each meal, along with the name of each inmate and the type of modified diet that he or she received.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 153A‑221;

Eff. June 1, 1990;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. January 5, 2016.