15a ncac 18a .1321††††† FOOD SUPPLIES

(a)† All food and food supplies provided by an institution shall be from sources that comply with North Carolina "Rules Governing the Sanitation of Restaurants and Other Foodhandling Establishments" 15A NCAC 18A .2600 and shall be clean, free from spoilage, free from adulteration and misbranding, and safe for human consumption.

(b) Food brought from home by employees or visitors of patients or residents shall be stored separately from the institution's food supply and shall be labeled with the name of the person to receive the food and the date the food was brought in and shall be kept only as long as it is clean, and free from spoilage.† Labeling shall not be required for food items stored in employee-designated or individual residentís refrigerators or rooms.


History Note:††††††† Authority G.S. 130A‑235;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Readopted Eff. December 5, 1977;

Amended Eff. March 1, 2003 (see S.L. 2002-160); September 1, 1990;

Temporary Amendment Eff. June 1, 2003;

Amended Eff. February 1, 2004.