(1) Except as specified under WAC 246-215-03400
(3) and (4)(d) and 246-215-03800
(3) if an animal food
such as beef, eggs
, lamb, pork, poultry
, or shellfish is served or sold raw, undercooked, or without otherwise being processed to eliminate pathogens, either in a ready-to-eat
form or as an ingredient in another ready-to-eatfood
, the permit holder
shall inform consumers
of the significantly increased risk
of consuming such foods
by way of a disclosure
, as specified in subsections (2) and (3) of this section using brochures, deli case menu advisories, label statements, table tents, placards, or other effective written means.
(2) disclosure must include:
(a) A description of the animal-derived foods such as "oysters on the half shell (raw oysters)," "raw egg Caesar salad," and "hamburgers (can be cooked to order)"; or
(b) Identification of the animal-derived foods by asterisking them to a footnote that states that the items are served raw or undercooked and contain (or might contain) raw or undercooked ingredients.
(3) reminder must include asterisking the animal-derived foods requiring disclosure to a footnote that states:
(a) "Regarding the safety of these items, written information is available upon request;"
(b) "Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish, or eggs might increase your risk of foodborne illness;" or
(c) "Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish, or eggs might increase your risk of foodborne illness, especially if you have certain medical conditions."
[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.20.050
. WSR 13-03-109, § 246-215-03620, filed 1/17/13, effective 5/1/13.]