Kan. Admin. Regs. § 28-4-817 - Nutrition; food handling and storage

Current through Register Vol. 40, No. 39, September 30, 2021

(a) Each licensee shall ensure that, for each child in foster care, all of the following requirements are met:
(1) Each child less than 12 months of age shall be held when bottle-fed until the child can hold the child's own bottle.
(2) No child shall be allowed to sleep with a bottle in the child's mouth.
(3) Prepared formula and juice shall be refrigerated until used. Leftover formula and juice shall be refrigerated with the nipple covered and shall be used within 24 hours.
(4) For each child less than 12 months of age, solid foods shall be introduced in consultation with the child's health care provider.
(b) Nutritious meals and snacks shall be planned and shall be served in accordance with the food and drug administration's recommended daily allowances.
(c) A sufficient quantity of food shall be available to allow each child in foster care to have second servings of bread, milk, and either vegetables or fruit.
(d) Only pasteurized milk products shall be served.
(e) Food allergies and special dietary needs of each child in foster care shall be accommodated.
(f) Dishes shall be either washed, rinsed, and stacked or placed in a dishwasher after each meal, but no later than the next day.
(g) Sanitary methods of food handling and storage shall be followed.
(1) Each individual engaged in food preparation and food service shall use sanitary methods of food handling, food service, and storage.
(2) Each individual involved in food handling shall wash the individual's hands with soap and running water immediately before engaging in food preparation and service.


Kan. Admin. Regs. § 28-4-817
Authorized by and implementing K.S.A. 65-508; effective March 28, 2008.

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