915.14 Individual locker plant definitions.

As used in sections 915.14 to 915.24 of the Revised Code, unless the context otherwise requires:

(A) "Food" means all articles used by humans for food, drink, ice, confectionery, or condiment, whether simple, mixed, or compound, and any substance used as a constituent in the manufacture thereof.

(B) "Establishment" means any business location or building of which any of the following facilities or operations are a part: a frozen food manufacturing facility, slaughterhouse, locker room, locker, chill room, sharp freezing room and facilities, or sharp freezing cabinet.

(C) "Slaughterhouse" means a room or space used to butcher animals for sharp freezing.

(D) "Locker room" means any room in an establishment in which lockers are located and in which space may be provided for the storage of frozen food belonging to and for sale by the operator to the public.

(E) "Locker" means the individual section or compartment, provided with a lock, of a capacity not to exceed twenty-five cubic feet, in the locker room of an establishment, which is rented by a person, firm, or corporation for the purpose of storing frozen food for its use.

(F) "Chill room" means a room or space in an establishment used for the purpose of chilling food in preparation for processing for sharp freezing.

(G) "Sharp freezing" means the reducing of every portion of food placed in a sharp freezer facility to a temperature of ten degrees Fahrenheit or less in five hours or less.

(H) "Sharp freezing room," "sharp freezing cabinet," or "other sharp freezing facilities" means any location, space, or facility in an establishment used for the sharp freezing of food for storage or eventual sale.

(I) "Operator" means any person, firm, or corporation operating or maintaining an establishment.

(J) "Frozen food manufacturing facility" means a room or space in an establishment used to freeze food, other than frozen desserts as defined in section 917.01 of the Revised Code, for eventual sale in a frozen state.

Cite as R.C. § 915.14

History. Effective Date: 10-21-1997