Or. Admin. R. 333-162-0940 - Warehouses

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

(1) A licensed warehouse may be used only for the storage of unopened packaged foods, single-service articles, utensils and equipment. All other activities are prohibited.Pf
(2) A warehouse may not be used for the following activities:
(a) Cooling or storage of foods that have been prepared on a mobile food unit;
(b) Preparation, assembly, portioning, handling or service of unpackaged foods; and
(c) Ice making or warewashing;
(3) Activities prohibited in a warehouse in this section must be conducted in a licensed restaurant or commissary.
(4) Warehouses shall be required to meet only those rules necessary to prevent the contamination of stored foods, single-service articles, utensils and equipment. In general, warehouses shall be exempt from the rules relating to finished walls, ceilings or storage bases, light colored surfaces, restrooms, lavatories and utility facilities, provided foods are protected from contamination from dust, insects, rodents, flooding, drainage, or other contaminants.
(5) An ice merchandiser that is used to store packaged ice from a commercial source may be allowed if the ice merchandiser is licensed as a warehouse and secured when the unit is not in operation.
(6) The Assistant Director may impose additional requirements as deemed necessary to prevent the contamination of stored foods, single-service articles, utensils, and equipment.
(7) A warehouse licensed prior to February 1, 2020 that is not in compliance with the provisions of this rule must meet these requirements by January 1, 2023.


Or. Admin. R. 333-162-0940
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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