[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Health of the Township of Cinnaminson 2-25-2004 by Ord. No. 2004-1 (Sec. 3.17 of the 1995 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
Retail food-handling establishments — See Ch. 567.
The provisions hereinafter contained and enacted are in pursuance of and for the purpose of securing and promoting the public health and general welfare of persons in the Township of Cinnaminson and to prevent food-borne illness in food establishments due to improper food sanitation and safety.
Every retail food establishment shall be required to have at least one food manager, with food sanitation and safety training, to supervise food preparation on the premises. Food establishments that do not have any on-site preparation of potentially hazardous foods as defined in N.J.A.C. 8:24-1.3 are exempt from this requirement.
Upon request, the owner/manager of a retail food establishment shall provide to the Board satisfactory proof they have taken an approved course in food sanitation and safety.
If a facility does not meet the requirements of this chapter, the Board can grant a temporary waiver of six months provided immediate action is taken to insure compliance with this chapter.
The training course must be a minimum of eight hours and must be approved by the Burlington County Health Department. The following are also acceptable: a course in food safety and sanitation approved by the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services or a current valid food manager's certification issued by the Educational Testing Service.
Food managers shall satisfactorily complete a refresher course approved by the Board in food safety and sanitation every three years.
The food manager certification shall be prominently posted on the premises.
Minimum penalty. Upon conviction, there shall be a minimum fine fixed at an amount not less than $100.
Maximum penalty. Upon conviction of violation of any provision of this chapter, the maximum penalty shall be a fine not exceeding $1,000.
Separate violations. Each day in which a violation of any provision of this chapter exists shall constitute a separate violation.
It shall be the responsibility of the Burlington County Health Department, as the authorized agent of the Board, to enforce this chapter.