A. Except as specified in subsection B of
this section, an employee shall eat, drink, or use any form of tobacco only in
designated areas where the contamination of exposed food; clean equipment,
utensils, and linens; unwrapped single-service and single-use articles; or
other items needing protection cannot result.
A food employee may drink from a closed
beverage container if the container is handled to prevent contamination of:
1. The employee's hands;
2. The container; and
3. Exposed food; clean equipment, utensils,
and linens; and unwrapped single-service and single-use articles.
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Virginia Register Volume 24, Issue 2, eff. October 16, 2007; Amended,
Register Volume 32, Issue 22, eff.
Statutory Authority: § 3.2-5121 of the Code of