Food Labeling, Food Protection Violation
Public Health Reason #09
Food Labeling, Food Protection: Original
container, properly labeled.
The identity of a food's origin and composition is important when
tracing its' source if implicated in a food borne illness or if under
recall. Ingredient information is needed by consumers who have allergies
to certain foods or food ingredients. Bulk ingredients such as flour,
sugar and salt that have been removed from their original containers must
be labeled so they are not mistaken for similar looking ingredients and
Food Labeling, Food Protection: Food
protected from contamination.
Disease-causing organisms can contaminate and/or grow in food that
is not stored properly. Drips from condensation and drafts of unfiltered
air can be sources of microbial contamination for stored foods. Shoes
carry contamination onto the floors of food preparation and storage areas.
Raw meats and poultry can contaminate cooked and ready to eat foods if
stored above these ready to eat items. Even trace amounts of refuse or
wastes present in toilet rooms, rooms used for dressing, storing garbage
or tools, or rooms housing machinery can become sources of food