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FDA Food Code 2009: Annex 3 - Public Health Reasons / Administrative Guidelines, Description of Images

1-201.10(B) Decision Tree #1 - Using the pH, aw, or the Interaction of pH and aw to Determine if a Food Requires Time/Temperature Control for Safety

The Decision Tree is titled: Using the pH, aw, or the Interaction of pH and aw to Determine if a Food Requires Time/Temperature Control for Safety. The decision tree starts with the question Does the operator want to hold the food without using time or temperature control? By answering the question, the operator is directed through a series of scenarios ultimately directing the operator to a determination of whether more information is needed through further product assessment or whether the food does not require time/temperature control.

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2-201.11 / 2-201.12 Decision Tree 1.

The Decision Tree is titled: When to Exclude or Restrict a Food Employee Who Reports a Symptom and When to Exclude a Food Employee Who Reports a Diagnosis with Symptoms under the Food Code. The decision tree starts with the question, Is the Food Employee reporting listed symptoms? By answering the question, the person in charge is directed through a series of scenarios ultimately leading to an exclusion or restriction per Table 1a or Table 1b.

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2-201.11 / 2-201.12 Decision Tree 2.

The Decision Tree is titled: When to Exclude or Restrict a Food Employee Who is Asymptomatic and Reports a Listed Diagnosis and When to Restrict a Food Employee Who Reports a Listed Exposure under the Food Code. The decision tree starts with the question, Is the Food Employee reporting listed symptoms? By answering the question, the person in charge is directed through a series of scenarios ultimately leading to an exclusion or restriction per tables 2-4, education reinforcement or no action necessary.

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3-502.11 Chart 1 - A Model Flow Process for State Regulators to Address Variances Developed by the CFP Variance Committee

The Chart is titled: A Model Flow Process for State Regulators to Address Variances. The flow chart provides a description of model administrative procedures for regulators to address variances. The Chart provides a process flow for two scenarios. The first process flow is for "multi-state issue or interstate commerce". The second process flow is for "in-state issue or intrastate commerce." The flow chart continues for each type of situation with information on who to contact and the subsequent action needed, until the action of disseminating the information to interested parties is reached.

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