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Health and Safety Code - HSC

DIVISION 104. ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH [106500 - 119405]

  ( Division 104 added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 6. )

PART 7. CALIFORNIA RETAIL FOOD CODE [113700 - 114437]

  ( Part 7 repealed and added by Stats. 2006, Ch. 23, Sec. 2. )

CHAPTER 3. Management and Personnel [113945 - 113978]

  ( Chapter 3 added by Stats. 2006, Ch. 23, Sec. 2. )

ARTICLE 5. Personal Cleanliness [113967 - 113971]
  ( Article 5 added by Stats. 2006, Ch. 23, Sec. 2. )

113967.
  

No employee shall commit any act that may cause the contamination or adulteration of food, food-contact surfaces, or utensils.

(Amended by Stats. 2007, Ch. 96, Sec. 17. Effective July 20, 2007.)

113968.
  

Food employees shall keep their fingernails trimmed, filed, and maintained so the edges and surfaces are cleanable and not rough.

(Added by Stats. 2006, Ch. 23, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 2007. Operative July 1, 2007, by Sec. 3 of Ch. 23.)

113969.
  

(a) Except as specified in subdivision (b), all food employees preparing, serving, or handling food or utensils shall wear hair restraints, such as hats, hair coverings, or nets, which are designed and worn to effectively keep their hair from contacting nonprepackaged food, clean equipment, utensils, linens, and unwrapped single-use articles.

(b) This section does not apply to food employees, such as counter staff who only serve beverages and wrapped or prepackaged foods, hostesses, and wait staff, if they present a minimal risk of contaminating nonprepackaged food, clean equipment, utensils, linens, and unwrapped single-use articles.

(Amended by Stats. 2009, Ch. 571, Sec. 25. Effective October 11, 2009.)

113971.
  

Food employees shall wear clean outer clothing to prevent contamination of food, equipment, utensils, linens, and single-use articles.

(Added by Stats. 2006, Ch. 23, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 2007. Operative July 1, 2007, by Sec. 3 of Ch. 23.)

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