Facilities on the premises, materials, design, construction and installation—Outside receptacles (2009 FDA Food Code 5-501.15).
(1) Receptacles and waste handling units for refuse, recyclables, and returnables used with materials containing food residue and used outside the food establishment must be designed and constructed to have tight fitting lids, doors, or covers.
(2) Receptacles and waste handling units for refuse and recyclables such as an on-site compactor must be installed so that accumulation of debris and insect and other rodent attraction and harborage are minimized and effective cleaning is facilitated around, and if the unit is not installed flush with the base pad, under the unit.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.20.050
. WSR 13-03-109, § 246-215-05525, filed 1/17/13, effective 5/1/13.]