Or. Admin. R. 333-162-0040 - Base of Operation

Current through Register Vol. 61, No. 4, April 1, 2022

(1) Mobile food units and vending machines shall operate from a licensed restaurant, commissary or warehouse.P
(2) If a mobile food unit sells only packaged goods, a warehouse may be accepted in lieu of a commissary.
(3) Notwithstanding section (1) of this rule, self-contained mobile food units may not be required to have a base of operation if the unit contains all the equipment and utensils necessary to assure the following:
(a) Maintaining proper hot and cold food temperatures during storage and transit;
(b) Providing adequate facilities for cooling and reheating of foods;
(c) Providing adequate handwashing facilities;
(d) Providing adequate warewashing facilities and assuring proper cleaning and sanitizing of the unit;
(e) Obtaining food and water from approved sources;
(f) Sanitary removal of waste water and garbage at approved locations.
(4) The ability to operate without a base of operation shall be determined by the regulatory authority.
(5) A mobile food unit may not serve as a commissary or warehouse for another mobile food unit.
(6) A private home kitchen or a home kitchen licensed by the Oregon Department of Agriculture may not be used as a commissary.


Or. Admin. R. 333-162-0040
HD 20-1986, f. 12-22-86, ef. 2-2-87; HD 17-1993, f. & cert. ef. 10-14-93; HD 10-1997, f. & cert. ef. 7-8-97; PH 14-2006, f. 6-27-06, cert. ef. 7-1-06; PH 11-2020, amend filed 01/30/2020, effective 2/1/2020

Statutory/Other Authority: ORS 624.355

Statutes/Other Implemented: ORS 624.355

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