15A NCAC 18A .3631       food service area storage spaces

(a)  Storage spaces shall be kept clean in resident camps.  The contents shall be neatly arranged to facilitate cleaning and to prevent insect and rodent harboraging.

(b)  All items stored in rooms where food or single-service items are stored shall be at least 12 inches (30.48 cm.) above the floor when placed on stationary storage units or six inches (15.24 cm.) above the floor when placed on portable storage units or otherwise arranged to permit cleaning.  For purposes of this Rule, the term "portable" does not require wheels.

(c)  Shelves in storage rooms where food or single-service items are stored shall be constructed approximately one inch (2.54 cm.) from the wall, unless stripped or caulked.

(d)  Nothing in this Rule shall prohibit the use of non-absorbent wooden shelves that are in good repair in dry storage areas.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 130A-235; 130A-248;

Eff. October 1, 2007.