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Title: Section 14-4.110 - Cleaning frequency

Effective Date



14-4.110 Cleaning frequency.

(a) Food-contact surfaces are to be washed, rinsed and sanitized before use and after any interruption of operations and when contamination may have occurred.

(b) Equipment and utensils used for the preparation of potentially hazardous foods are to be washed, rinsed and sanitized before use each day and during the day when required to protect food from contamination. The food-contact surfaces of grills, griddles and similar cooking devices and the cavities and door seals of microwave ovens are to be cleaned at least once a day. This does not apply to hot oil cooking equipment and hot oil filtering systems. Food-contact surfaces of all cooking equipment are to be kept free of encrusted grease deposits and other accumulated soil.

(c) Nonfood-contact surfaces of equipment are to be cleaned as often as necessary to keep the equipment free of accumulations of dust, dirt, food particles and other debris.

(d) Clean and sanitized equipment and utensils, including single-service articles, are to be protected from contamination at all times prior to use.


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