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Think about all of the foods that could easily be mistaken for one another: salt could be used in place of sugar or baking powder in place of flour.
Always make sure chemicals are labeled and kept in a closet, or in a separate area away from food.
[NAC-446 Revised Date: 8-15] CHAPTER 446 - FOOD ESTABLISHMENTS GENERAL PROVISIONS 446.010 Definitions.
446.01227 CIP equipment and cleaned-in-place equipment defined.
446.052 Person in charge: Demonstration of knowledge. 446.054 Person in charge: Duties regarding conditional employees. HYGIENE 446.061 Handwashing required by food employees.
MANAGEMENT AND PERSONNEL 446.051 Person in charge: Generally. 446.058 Restriction on employment of or contracting with person to provide medical nutrition therapy or nutrition services.
If the TCS food is not used within seven days it must be discarded. Example: If a product was made on October 15, the use-by date would be October 21.
Remember to also label foods that are not being monitored for temperature control.
For canned foods, this means that the food is at its peak nutritional value and peak taste at that time, after which both decline at a very slow rate.The term open dating refers to the “sell by,” “best by,” and “use by” date.“When it comes to food waste, we’ve all seen the statistics: 40 percent of the food produced in the United States each year is never eaten, amounting to about 2 billion lost every year,” noted Alison Bodor, president and CEO of Mc Lean, Va.-based AFFI, citing data from the trade organization. If a TCS food is being served and the temperature is not being maintained, it needs to be labeled with the following: Cold foods must be sold or served within six hours.After six hours any leftover cold food product must be discarded.