Chapter 8.20
FOOD HANDLING

Sections:

8.20.010    Pastries—Refrigeration requirements.

8.20.020    Fruits and vegetables.

8.20.030    Authority to close food or drink establishments for protection of public health.

8.20.010 Pastries—Refrigeration requirements.

All custard or cream filled pastries shall be kept refrigerated at all times between May 1st and October 31st, inclusive, of each calendar year, at a temperature not higher than fifty degrees Fahrenheit, except when actual sale is being made. The apparatus used in filling such pastries shall be made of metal or rubber and cleaned before each use, by means of boiling water or live steam or other suitable method. (Prior code § 6270.8)

8.20.020 Fruits and vegetables.

In or on the premises of any food or drink establishment or any establishment where fruits or vegetables are sold, offered for sale or given away, all fruits or vegetables shall be kept at least eighteen inches above the floor level at all times, unless protected by wood, metal or glass cases. Vegetables, fruits or other products, when delivered to such establishments, shall not be left upon the sidewalk any longer than is absolutely necessary. (Prior code § 6270.9)

8.20.030 Authority to close food or drink establishments for protection of public health.

The health officer, with the approval of the council, is authorized to order the immediate closing of any food or drink establishment when in his or her opinion such action is necessary for the protection of the public health. (Prior code § 6270.10)