Department of Agriculture - Ohio Poultry Inspection Service - Amended definitions.

Published: 2019-10-21

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As adopted in rule 901:2-3-01 of the Administrative Code, where ever used in 9 C.F.R. parts 362 to 442, the following definitions are modified as follows:

(A) "'Act' means the Poultry Products Inspection Act, as amended by the Wholesome Poultry Products Act, 82 Stat. 791; 21 U.S.C. 451 et seq. as amended by this chapter.

(B) "'Administrator' shall be read as "chief."

(C) "Circuit" shall be read as "district."

(D) "Circuit Supervisor" shall be read as "district supervisor and/or regional veterinarian."

(E) "Food safety and inspection service" or "FSIS" shall be read as "the Ohio department of agriculture, division of meat inspection."

(F) "Volunteer" means an individual who has agreed (free of charge) to assist, without compensation, a non-profit entity, corporation, and/or association, a political subdivision, school, or any other state or government agency acting as a caterer or central kitchen as those entities are defined in Title 9 CFR, Part 381.10 (d)(2)(i). The caterer or central kitchen shall exercise direct supervision of the volunteers and then training as that term is described in rule 3717-1-02.4 of the Administrative Code.

Training for the purpose of volunteer definition in rule 901:2-3-04 of the Administrative Code is instruction provided by caterer or central kitchen in the area of food safety as it relates to their assigned duties, effective and proper hand cleaning, proper cooking techniques, proper methods to rapidly cool potentially hazardous food, proper procedures to sanitize multiuse equipment and utensils before use, and methods to prevent cross-contamination of "ready-to-eat" foods with bare hands.

(G) "Secretary" or "secretary of agriculture" shall be read as "director of the Ohio department of agriculture."

(H) "United States department of agriculture" or "department" shall be read as "Ohio department of agriculture."

(I) "U.S. condemned" shall be read as "Ohio condemned."

(J) "U.S. inspected and condemned" shall be read as "Ohio inspected and condemned."

(K) "U.S. inspected and passed" shall be read as "Ohio inspected and passed."

(L) "U.S. inspected and passed by department of agriculture" shall be read as "Ohio inspected and passed by department of agriculture."

(M) "U.S. passed for cooking" shall be read as "Ohio passed for cooking."

(N) "U.S. passed for refrigeration" shall be read as "Ohio passed for refrigeration."

(O) "U.S. retained" shall be read as "Ohio retained."

(P) "U.S. suspect" shall be read as "Ohio suspect."