2 Va. Admin. Code § 5-585-220 - Eating, drinking, or using tobacco.*

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.
B. 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.


2 Va. Admin. Code § 5-585-220
Derived from Virginia Register Volume 24, Issue 2, eff. October 16, 2007; Amended, Virginia Register Volume 32, Issue 22, eff. 7/12/2016.

Statutory Authority: § 3.2-5121 of the Code of Virginia.

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