Violation ExplanationOfficial Report Wording, Item #10
In-use dispensing utensils properly stored. (1 pt.)
PUBLIC HEALTH REASON
Utensils that are provided to dispense and serve food must be stored and handled in a manner that protects the utensil and the food from contamination. Dirty or contaminated utensils will contaminate the foods that are being dispensed and served. To prevent possible contamination of food, utensils must be stored: in the food with the handle out of the food; in a running water dipper well; in ice water at a temperature of less than 41°F or in hot water that is above 135°F; or on a clean dry surface if the utensil is cleaned and sanitized once every four hours.
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