Violation ExplanationOfficial Report Wording, Item #44
Clean and soiled work clothing and linen properly stored. (1 pt.)
PUBLIC HEALTH REASON
Soiled work clothing, cloth napkins, table cloths and wiping cloths can contaminate food and food contact surfaces. These items must be properly laundered between uses to prevent the transfer of microorganisms. Proper storage of soiled work clothing, napkins, table cloths and wiping cloths will reduce the possibility of contamination of food, equipment, utensils and single service articles. If clothes washers and dryers are provided in food establishments they must be located and installed to prevent contamination of food and food contact surfaces.
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