Section 14-5.20 - Definition of food vending machine and food vending commissary


14-5.20 Definition of food vending machine and food vending commissary.

(a) A food vending machine is a self-service device which when activated dispenses unit servings of food or beverage without requiring replenishing between each vending operation.

(b) A food vending machine commissary is a place where food, containers or supplies are processed or packaged and prepared for use in food vending machines.

(c) A food vending operation is the place where food vending machines are located and includes the food vending machines, machine servicing equipment, utensils, personnel, single-service articles, tables, chairs, that part of the premises used in connection with the food vending operation and all other appurtenances required and used to operate and maintain the food vending machines.

(d) A controlled-location vending machine is a food vending machine which dispenses only nonpotentially hazardous food, can be serviced in a sanitary manner by an untrained person at the location, and is located where it is protected from environmental contamination, abuse and vandalism.

Effective Date: 
Friday, February 22, 1985
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