SECTION .1000 ‑ SANITATION OF SUMMER CAMPS

 

Rules .1001 ‑ .1028 of Title 15A Subchapter 18A of the North Carolina Administrative Code (T15A.18A .1001 ‑ .1028); has been transferred and recodified from Rules .1001 ‑ .1028 Title 10 Subchapter 10A of the North Carolina Administrative Code (T10.10A .1001 ‑ .1028).  Rule .1030 of Title 15A Subchapter 18A of the North Carolina Administrative Code (T15A.18A .1030); has been transferred and recodified from Rule .1029 Title 10 Subchapter 10A of the North Carolina Administrative Code (T10.10A .1029), effective April 4, 1990.  Rules .1030 ‑ .1031 of Title 15A Subchapter 18A of the North Carolina Administrative Code (T15A.18A .1030 ‑ .1031); has been transferred and recodified from Rules .1032 ‑ .1033 Title 10 Subchapter 10A of the North Carolina Administrative Code (T10.10A .1032 ‑ .1033), effective April 4, 1990.

 

15A NCAC 18A .1001       DEFINITIONS

The following definitions shall apply throughout this Section:

(1)           "Summer camp" includes those camp establishments which provide food or lodging accommodations for groups of children or adults engaged in organized recreational or educational programs.  It also includes day camps, church assemblies, and retreats.

(2)           "Department" shall mean the Secretary of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources or his authorized representative.

(3)           "Sanitarian" shall mean a person authorized to represent the Department on the local or state level in making inspections pursuant to state laws and regulations.

(4)           "Person" means an individual, firm, association, organization, partnership, business trust, corporation, or company.

(5)           "Potentially hazardous food" means any food or ingredient, natural or synthetic, in a form capable of supporting the growth of infectious or toxigenic microorganisms, including Clostridium botulinum.  This term includes raw or heat treated foods of animal origin, raw seed sprouts, and treated foods of plant origin.  The term does not include foods which have a pH level of 4.6 or below or a water activity (Aw) value of 0.85 or less.

(6)           "Sanitize" means the approved bactericidal treatment by a process which meets the temperature and chemical concentration levels in 15A NCAC 18A .2619.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 130A‑248;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Readopted Eff. December 5, 1977;

Amended Eff. November 1, 2002; September 1, 1990.