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(a) “Food facility” means an operation that stores, prepares, packages, serves, vends, or otherwise provides food for human consumption at the retail level, including, but not limited to, the following:
(1) An operation where food is consumed on or off the premises, regardless of whether there is a charge for the food.
(2) A place used in conjunction with the operations described in this subdivision, including, but not limited to, storage facilities for food-related utensils, equipment, and materials.
(b) “Food facility” includes permanent and nonpermanent food facilities, including, but not limited to, the following:
(1) Public and private school cafeterias.
(2) Restricted food service facilities.
(3) Licensed health care facilities, except as provided in paragraph (12) of subdivision (c).
(5) Mobile food facilities.
(6) Mobile support units.
(7) Temporary food facilities.
(8) Vending machines.
(9) Certified farmers' markets, for purposes of permitting and enforcement pursuant to Section 114370 .
(10) Farm stands, for purposes of permitting and enforcement pursuant to Section 114375 .
(11) Fishermen's markets.
(12) Microenterprise home kitchen operations.
(13) Catering operation.
(14) Host facility.
(c) “Food facility” does not include any of the following:
(1) A cooperative arrangement wherein no permanent facilities are used for storing or handling food.
(2) A private home when used for private, noncommercial purposes or when used as a cottage food operation that is registered or has a permit pursuant to Section 114365 .
(3) A church, private club, or other nonprofit association that gives or sells food to its members and guests, and not to the general public, at an event that occurs not more than three days in any 90-day period.
(4) A for-profit entity that gives or sells food at an event that occurs not more than three days in a 90-day period for the benefit of a nonprofit association, if the for-profit entity receives no monetary benefit, other than that resulting from recognition from participating in an event.
(5) Premises set aside for wine tasting, as that term is used in Section 23356.1 of the Business and Professions Code , or premises set aside by a beer manufacturer, as defined in Section 25000.2 of the Business and Professions Code , and in the regulations adopted pursuant to those sections, that comply with Section 118375 , regardless of whether there is a charge for the wine or beer tasting, if no other beverage, except for bottles of wine or beer and prepackaged nonpotentially hazardous beverages, is offered for sale or for onsite consumption and no food, except for crackers, pretzels, or prepackaged food that is not potentially hazardous food is offered for sale or for onsite consumption.
(6) An outlet or location, including, but not limited to, premises, operated by a producer, selling or offering for sale only whole produce grown by the producer or shell eggs, or both, provided the sales are conducted at an outlet or location controlled by the producer.
(7) A commercial food processing establishment, as defined in Section 111955 .
(8) A child day care facility, as defined in Section 1596.750 .
(9) A community care facility, as defined in Section 1502 .
(10) A residential care facility for the elderly, as defined in Section 1569.2 .
(11) A residential care facility for the chronically ill, which has the same meaning as a residential care facility, as defined in Section 1568.01 .
(B) A facility described in subparagraph (A) shall report any foodborne illness or outbreak to the local health department and to the State Department of Public Health within 24 hours of the illness or outbreak.
(13) A community food producer, as defined in Section 113752 .
(14) A limited service charitable feeding operation, as defined in Section 113819 .
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - California Code, Health and Safety Code - HSC § 113789 - last updated January 01, 2019 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ca/health-and-safety-code/hsc-sect-113789.html
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