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Rule 3717-1-03.6 | Food: discarding or reconditioning unsafe, adulterated or contaminated food.


(A) A food that is unsafe, adulterated, or not honestly presented as specified under rule 3717-1-03 of the Administrative Code is to be discarded or reconditioned according to an approved procedure.

(B) Food that is not from an approved source as specified under paragraphs (A) to (G) of rule 3717-1-03.1 of the Administrative Code is to be discarded.

(C) Ready-to-eat food that may have been contaminated by an employee who has been restricted or excluded as specified under paragraph (D) of rule 3717-1-02.1 of the Administrative Code is to be discarded.

(D) Food that is contaminated by food employees, consumers, or other persons through contact with their hands, bodily discharges, such as nasal or oral discharges, or other means is to be discarded.

Last updated June 21, 2024 at 4:49 PM

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 3717.04, 3717.05
Amplifies: 3717.04, 3717.05
Five Year Review Date: 1/28/2024
Prior Effective Dates: 3/1/2001, 3/1/2009