[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Health of the Borough of Upper Saddle River 11-1-2007 by Ord. No. 16-07. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Retail food establishments — See Ch. 179.
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- FOOD HANDLING ESTABLISHMENT
- Any fixed or mobile restaurant in which food or drink is prepared or processed for human consumption, be it for on- or off-premises consumption.
- Any person charged with the responsibility of overseeing the operations, including the supervision of employees engaged in the preparing or processing of food or drink intended for human consumption, be it for on- or off-premises consumption.
All retail food establishments are required to have, on the premises, at all such times the establishment is in operation or open for business, a supervisor who possesses a valid food handler's certificate. Establishments shall provide personnel to an approved food handler training course in the following manner:
Take-out and miscellaneous establishment: one person per shift.
Restaurants of 49 seats and below: one person per shift.
Restaurants of 50 seats and above: two persons per shift.
Supermarkets: one store manager and one person from each department per shift.
Schools: one person per shift.
Short- and long-term-care facilities: one person per shift.
A food handler's certificate, renewable every two years, shall be issued to any person successfully completing a course of instruction given or approved by the Borough of Upper Saddle River's Health Officer. All courses shall be in compliance with current New Jersey State Department of Health guidelines for food course training. The cost of the course is $30 and shall be borne by the applicant.
No person to whom a food handler's certificate is issued shall give, loan, transfer or permit the same to be used by any other person for any purpose whatsoever.
Any establishment not in compliance with any provision of this chapter shall be subject to fines/costs not to exceed $1,000. The Board of Health may suspend the retail food establishment license of any person, partnership, corporation or establishment in violation of this chapter for a period of not more than three days, pursuant to the authority of the Board of Health to license and regulate food establishments as provided by N.J.S.A. 26:3-31c.