Chapter 8.04MANUFACTURE, STORAGE, PREPARATION AND SALE OF FOOD

Sections:

8.04.010
Maintaining place of business.
8.04.020
Screen at all openings.
8.04.030
Decayed matter.
8.04.040
Food in toilet room prohibited.
8.04.050
Place of sale sanitation.
8.04.060
Food service employee – Communicable disease prohibited.
8.04.070
Serving or selling decayed food prohibited.
8.04.080
Meat transporting vehicle sanitation.
8.04.090
Food inspection.
8.04.100
Access for inspection.
8.04.110
Destruction of unwholesome food.
8.04.120
Manufacture of food.
8.04.130
Penalty for violation.
8.04.140
Slaughtering prohibited.
8.04.150
Fat rendering prohibited.
8.04.160
Food sanitation.
8.04.170
Condemnation of unwholesome food.
8.04.180
Protection of food from contamination.
8.04.190
Food preparation employee – Communicable disease prohibited.
8.04.200
Transportation of fresh meat.
8.04.010Maintaining place of business.

Every person keeping, maintaining or being in charge of any factory, public or private market, stall, shop, store, warehouse, cold storage, cart, wagon or other vehicle in or from which any meat, fish, oysters, birds, fowls, vegetables, fruit, milk or other provisions are manufactured, held, kept, stored or offered for sale, or other disposition, as food for human beings, shall keep same in a clean, pure and wholesome condition.

(Ord. 206 § 1, 1921)

8.04.020Screen at all openings.

The kitchens of all restaurants and hotels, all candy factories, fish markets, meat markets and bakeries, shall have good and proper screens at all openings in such places where flies or other insects can enter, for the purpose or excluding such insects from said places.

(Ord. 206 § 2, 1921)

8.04.030Decayed matter.

No decayed matter of any kind shall be allowed to remain in any receptacle wherein are kept any fruits, meats, vegetables or other food for sale.

(Ord. 206 § 3, 1921)

8.04.040Food in toilet room prohibited.

No meats, fish, game, vegetables, fruits or other foodstuffs prepared or unprepared shall be kept for sale in any room in which a toilet is located, or in any room opening directly into a toilet room, unless there is outside ventilation to such toilet room.

(Ord. 206 § 4, 1921)

8.04.050Place of sale sanitation.

No person maintaining or in charge of any restaurant, hotel or boardinghouse, or other place where food is sold, served, or manufactured in either a cooked or raw state, shall keep such place in a filthy or unsanitary condition. All persons employed in or about such places shall keep themselves and their clothing in a clean and sanitary condition.

(Ord. 206 § 5, 1921)

8.04.060Food service employee – Communicable disease prohibited.

No person suffering from tuberculosis or any other communicable disease shall be employed in or about any restaurant, hotel or boardinghouse, or other place where food is sold or served, in any such manner as that he or she will come in contact with such food.

(Ord. 206 § 6, 1921)

8.04.070Serving or selling decayed food prohibited.

No person maintaining or in charge of any restaurant, hotel or boardinghouse, or other place where food is served or sold, either in a cooked condition or otherwise, shall serve or sell, or cause to be served or sold, any tainted or diseased meat, fish, oysters, fowls, or any decayed or partially decayed or unwholesome fruit or vegetables or any other unwholesome food whatever.

(Ord. 206 § 7, 1921)

8.04.080Meat transporting vehicle sanitation.

Wagons or cars in which meat or meat food products are transported shall be kept in a clean and sanitary condition.

(Ord. 206 § 12, 1921)

8.04.090Food inspection.

It shall be the duty of the food inspector and deputies of the city to visit and inspect at frequent intervals every public or private market, stall, shop, store, warehouse, cannery, factory, restaurant, cold storage, slaughterhouse, and all other places from which any of the articles of food for human beings in this chapter mentioned, are manufactured, kept, held, prepared or offered for sale.

(Ord. 206 § 8, 1921)

8.04.100Access for inspection.

In order to enable the food inspector and his deputies to make the inspections provided for in this chapter, they shall have access to all parts of any building where business of the kind contemplated by this chapter is carried on, at all reasonable hours.

(Ord. 206 § 9, 1921)

8.04.110Destruction of unwholesome food.

Whenever the food inspector or his deputies finds in or about any of the places or vehicles mentioned in Section 8.04.090 any unhealthful, diseased, unwholesome, or deleterious foodstuffs of the kind mentioned in this chapter he may give notice to the owner or manager of such place to at once remove such foodstuffs to such place as he may designate and there destroy the same; and the owner or manager shall at once remove the foodstuffs to the place designated and destroy them, or the food inspector or his deputies may seize the foodstuffs and destroy them.

(Ord. 206 § 10, 1921)

8.04.120Manufacture of food.

The provisions of this chapter shall apply to all factories for the manufacture and sale of ice cream, confectionery and soft drinks, and all premises occupied by street vendors in the manufacture of tamales, candy and other like articles of food.

(Ord. 206 § 11, 1921)

8.04.130Penalty for violation.

Any person or persons, firm or corporation violating any of the provisions of this chapter, upon conviction shall be punished by a fine of not less than fifteen dollars, nor exceeding one hundred dollars, or by imprisonment for a period not exceeding thirty days, or by both such fine and imprisonment.

(Ord. 206 § 13, 1921)

8.04.140Slaughtering prohibited.

It is unlawful for any person, firm or corporation within the city to slaughter or kill any animal or fowl for the purpose of selling or disposing of the meat thereof within the city for food, except however, that this chapter shall not prohibit the killing of fowl for private family use if the same is done in a manner not to cause an unsanitary condition where the fowl are killed.

(Ord. 169 § 1, 1917)

8.04.150Fat rendering prohibited.

No person, firm or corporation shall engage in the business of rendering any lard, tallow or other animal fats within the city.

(Ord. 169 § 2, 1917)

8.04.160Food sanitation.

No meat, fish, oysters, game or fowl shall be sold or offered for sale within the city unless they are fresh, clean and untainted and the place or places where they are kept in storage or for sale are in a healthful and sanitary condition.

(Ord. 169 § 3, 1917)

8.04.170Condemnation of unwholesome food.

The health officer, or his authorized agents, shall condemn any tainted, spoiled, unsound, or unwholesome meat offered for sale in the city, contrary to the provisions of this chapter, and he shall cause the same to be removed from the city or destroyed at the expense of the owner or person offering the same for sale.

(Ord. 169 § 4, 1917)

8.04.180Protection of food from contamination.

It is unlawful for any person, firm, or corporation to hang, place, or expose any meat, or other articles of food intended for human consumption, in such manner that it will be subject to contamination from the floors or walls of the building where it is kept, or be exposed to flies, dirt, or other sources of contamination. No meat or other articles of food shall be placed on any counter, block, rack, or any other place without being properly screened or protected from dirt, flies, and other sources of contamination.

(Ord. 169 § 5, 1917)

8.04.190Food preparation employee – Communicable disease prohibited.

It is unlawful for any person suffering from any communicable disease to work in any of the fish or meat markets, or in any place where fresh meat is stored or kept in the city; and it is unlawful for any person, firm, or corporation to have in employment in any such market or place any person known to be suffering with a communicable disease.

(Ord. 169 § 7, 1917)

8.04.200Transportation of fresh meat.

No person shall transport any fresh meat from any slaughterhouse or from any other place in the city unless it is conveyed in a clean covered wagon and is wrapped in a clean white cloth.