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Rule Title: NUTRITION SERVICES, FOOD REQUIREMENTS
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Department: PUBLIC HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, DEPARTMENT OF
Chapter: AGING SERVICES
Subchapter: Nutrition Services
 
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37.41.306    NUTRITION SERVICES, FOOD REQUIREMENTS

(1) The nutrition service provider shall ensure that:

(a) procedures are used which preserve nutritional value and food safety in the purchase and preparation of food and delivery of meals;

(b) appropriate food containers and necessary utensils are used for blind and handicapped persons;

(c) no food prepared or canned in the home way may be used in meals provided by providers. Only commercially processed, canned food may be used;

(d) hot transported food be at 140 E F or above from time of final food preparation to completion of serving;

(e) cold food be maintained at 45 E F or below from time of initial service to completion of service; and

(f) all food transported to sites is considered "leftover", except unopened pre-packaged food, and food remaining at the meal site or main food preparation center be thrown away.

(2) Vitamins and/or mineral supplements shall not be provided by the nutrition service provider.

(3) Each meal served by the service provider shall contain at least one-third of the current recommended dietary allowance as established by the food and nutrition board of the national academy of sciences, national research council.

History: Sec. 53-2-201 and 53-6-402, MCA; IMP, Sec. 53-2-201 and 53-6-402, MCA; NEW, 1983 MAR p. 863, Eff. 7/15/83; TRANS, from Dept. of SRS, 1987 MAR p. 1492, Eff. 7/1/87; TRANS, from DFS, 1998 MAR p. 2279.


 

 
MAR Notices Effective From Effective To History Notes
7/1/1987 Current History: Sec. 53-2-201 and 53-6-402, MCA; IMP, Sec. 53-2-201 and 53-6-402, MCA; NEW, 1983 MAR p. 863, Eff. 7/15/83; TRANS, from Dept. of SRS, 1987 MAR p. 1492, Eff. 7/1/87; TRANS, from DFS, 1998 MAR p. 2279.
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