15a ncac 18a .3305 FOOD PROTECTION

(a) Food shall be protected at all times from potential contamination, including dust, insects, rodents, unclean equipment and utensils, unnecessary handling, coughs and sneezes, flooding, drainage, and overhead leakage or overhead drippage from condensation. The temperature of potentially hazardous food shall be 45F (7C) or below, or 140F (60C) or above at all times, including field trips, and as otherwise provided in these Rules.

(b) In the event of a fire, flood, power outage, or similar event that might result in the contamination of food, or that might prevent potentially hazardous food from being held at required temperatures, the person in charge shall immediately contact the local health department.


History Note: Authority G.S. 130A-285;

Eff. August 1, 2002.