4626.1850 Food Carts


Published: 2015

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4626.1850 FOOD CARTS.

The provisions of this part apply to food carts.

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A.

A food cart shall meet NSF International Standard No. 59 for Food Carts, which is incorporated by reference in part 4626.0505.


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B.

A food cart located outdoors shall be equipped with an easily cleanable, detachable awning or umbrella to prevent adulteration of food.


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C.

A food cart component that requires cleaning and maintenance shall be returned to an approved permanent food establishment each day of food cart operation for supply and cleaning.


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D.

Except for cleaning and supply, a food cart operation shall be accomplished entirely from a single self-contained unit.


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E.

A mechanical exhaust system complying with NSF International Standard No. 2, which is incorporated by reference in part 4626.0505, and part 4626.1475 shall be provided for a food cart used indoors when grease-laden cooking vapor, condensation, fumes, obnoxious or disagreeable odors, or smoke are generated in a cooking process. All food carts designed for cooking grease-laden foods shall be equipped with an approved fire protection system.


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F.

A food cart where food is prepared shall be equipped with a handwashing device supplied with hot and cold running water, soap, nail brush, and paper towels.

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(1)

Hot and cold water shall be supplied under pressure or by gravity with a mixing faucet.


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(2)

A water inlet shall be protected from contamination and designed to preclude attachment of a nonpotable service connection.


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(3)

A water tank shall comply with the provisions for an alternate water supply in parts 4626.1035 and 4626.1135 to 4626.1175.



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G.

Only single-service articles are permitted.


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H.

Where an approved three-compartment sink is not present, multiuse food preparation, service, and dispensing utensils shall be washed at a permanent food establishment each day of use.


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I.

A waste holding tank and waste removal shall comply with parts 4626.1180 to 4626.1220.