Violation ExplanationOfficial Report Wording, Item #33
Recycle, garbage, and refuse containers maintained, adequate number, covered when located outdoors. (2 pts.)
PUBLIC HEALTH REASON
The proper storage and disposal of garbage and refuse is necessary to minimize insect, rodent and odor problems. Improperly handled garbage and refuse creates nuisance conditions, makes housekeeping difficult and can result in the contamination of food, equipment and utensils. Garbage and refuse is to be removed form the food establishment daily. It is to be stored in clean, covered, leak proof trash cans, dumpsters or compactors that prevent the scattering of the garbage and refuse by birds. Garbage and refuse must not attract, or harbor or act as a breeding place for flies and rodents. Recyclable materials must be handled in the same manner as garbage and refuse so as to minimize orders, insects and rodents. Recyclable materials, garbage and refuse must be removed from the premises at least once a week.
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