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Smyrna/Clayton Sun-Times
  • Public input sought on updated food establishment regulations

  • The Delaware's Division of Public Health is working to update the Delaware Food Code in 2014.
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  • The Delaware's Division of Public Health is working to update the Delaware Food Code in 2014.
    The proposed code will include updating terminology, minor technical corrections and revisions to improve clarity. The code will require that the person in charge of a food establishment be certified through an accredited food protection manager certification program. DPH is considering offering Delaware establishments a grace period beyond the implementation of the new code for this requirement. The terminology "potentially hazardous food (PHF)" will be replaced with “time and temperature controlled for safety (TCS).” Food establishments will now be required to post notification to the public that "a copy of the most recent inspection report is available upon request."
    A public comment period on the draft Delaware Food Code opens March 1 with the final version to go into effect prior to the summer of 2014.
    For more information: dhss.delaware.gov/dhss/dph/hsp/ofp.html.
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