3715.551 Embargo of food.

(A) As used in this section, "board of health," "retail food establishment," and "food service operation" have the same meanings as in section 3717.01 of the Revised Code.

(B) The embargoing of a food may be performed by a board of health approved under section 3717.11 of the Revised Code to serve as the licensor of retail food establishments or food service operations, the director of health acting under section 3717.11 of the Revised Code as the licensor of food service operations, or a representative authorized to act on behalf of the board of health or director of health.

The director of agriculture shall adopt rules in accordance with Chapter 119. of the Revised Code specifying the conditions under which a food may be embargoed under this section and the procedures that must be followed when that action is taken.

Effective Date: 11-03-1999.