Food & Lodging
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The Food and Lodging program consists of a variety of unannounced facility inspections, including: restaurants, food stands, meat markets, nursing homes and hospitals, school cafeterias, residential care facilities, mobile food units and pushcarts, summer camps, and lodging facilities. Permitting of temporary food stands (food booths for races, carnivals, fairs, etc.) is also done through this program. Environmental Health Specialists work to insure compliance with all sanitation requirements by routine inspections, food handling education, plan review of all new establishments, and complaint investigation. Through food safety education Environmental Health Specialists hope to eliminate food-borne outbreaks within our community.
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Food & Lodging Resources
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Report a Concern or Complaint
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- North Carolina Food Code Manual
- .2600 Food Service Establishments
- .1300 Hospitals, Nursing Homes, Adult Care Homes Institutions
- .1800 Lodging
- .2200 Bed and Breakfast Homes
- .3000 Bed and Breakfast Inns
- .1600 Residential Care Facilities
- .3300 Adult Day Service Facilities
- .1000 Summer Camps
- .3600 Resident Camps
- .1700 Protection of Water Supplies
- Temporary Food Stands
- Application for a Food Establishment Permit and Pre-opening Checklist
- Plan Review Application
- Limited Food Service Application
- Mobile Food Unit/Pushcart Application Packet
- Variance Application
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Food Safety Resources
- Food Protection Program - NC Dept of Health and Human Services
- Division of Marine Fisheries - Shellfish Sanitation
- General Statutes - Exemptions for selling food for pay
- NSF - National Sanitation Foundation
- Partnership for Food Safety Education (www.fightbac.org)
- Getting Safer…Keep Potentially Hazardous Foods Hot or Cold
- Getting Safer…How to Temp Foods
- Getting Safer…Proper Cooking Time & Temperatures
- Getting Safer…Proper Cooling Procedures
- Getting Safer…Date Marking Ready To Eat Foods
- Getting Safer... Chemical Storage
- Getting Safer... Manual Dishwashing
- Getting Safer... Personal Cleanliness
- Getting Safer... Proper Food Storage Order