WA State Food Code Rule Revision 2013 Danger Zone The minimum hot holding temperature changes from 140°F to 135°F The maximum cold holding temperature remains the same at 41°F
WA State Food Code Rule Revision 2013 Definitions Potentially Hazardous Food (PHF) Cut Leafy Greens Cut Tomatoes Interaction of pH and Water Activity
WA State Food Code Rule Revision 2013 Notification Notification of the upcoming Code change has been provided during inspections since 2010. Written notification has been included with permit renewals since November 2012. Brochures reviewed and distributed during inspections since December 2012. SRHD website updated with link to DOH Code Revision webpage.
WA State Food Code Rule Revision 2013 Next Steps SRHD Action Item – March meeting Continued notification SRHD/WA DOH presentation to WRA - Spokane Chapter WA DOH state wide Workshops Implementation May 1, 2013
WA State Food Code Rule Revision 2013 Thank You Questions? Spokane Regional Health District Food Program (509) 324-1560, ext. 2 www.srhd.orgwww.srhd.org | www.doh.wa.govwww.doh.wa.gov