TITLE 21
Food And Drugs

CHAPTER 21-27
Sanitation in Food Establishments

SECTION 21-27-11.6


§ 21-27-11.6 Requirements of food establishments.

(a) Food establishments which prepare potentially hazardous foods shall employ at least one fulltime manager certified in food safety. Establishments who employ ten (10) or more full-time equivalent employees directly involved in food preparation shall be required to employ two (2) managers certified in food safety. Establishments who primarily serve the elderly and individuals with diminished immune systems shall have a manager certified in food safety present during preparation of all hot potentially hazardous foods.

(b) Notwithstanding subsection (a) of this section, assisted living residences, licensed by the director of health pursuant to chapter 17.4 of title 23, which have a licensed capacity of twenty-five (25) or fewer residents and which employ five (5) or fewer full-time equivalent employees involved in preparation and serving of food, shall only be required to employ one full-time manager certified in food safety.

(c) Once a manager certified in food safety terminates employment, establishments shall have sixty (60) days to employ a new manager certified in food safety, or have an individual enrolled in a division approved food manager certification program in food safety.

(d) Notwithstanding subsection (a) of this section, assisted living residences, licensed by the director of health pursuant to chapter 17.4 of title 23, which have a licensed capacity of twenty-five (25) or fewer residents and which employ five (5) or fewer full-time equivalent employees involved in preparation and serving of food, shall only have fifteen (15) days to employ a new manager certified in food safety. However said time period may be extended by the division.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1992, ch. 393, § 1; P.L. 2003, ch. 229, § 1; P.L. 2003, ch. 318, § 1.)