MANUAL OF NAVAL PREVENTIVE MEDICINE
b. This section does not apply to food employees such as counter staff
who only serve beverages and wrapped or packaged foods. Hostesses and wait
staff present a minimal risk of contaminating exposed food, clean
equipment, utensils, linens, and unwrapped single-service and single-use
a. Food employees may care for their support animals if they wash
their hands as specified in Section 2-3.1.3 before working with exposed
food; clean equipment, utensils, and linens; or unwrapped single-service
and single-use articles. Support animals are only allowed in areas that
are not used for food preparation.
b. Edible fish or decorative fish in aquariums, shellfish or
crustacean on ice or under refrigeration, and shellfish and crustacean in
display tanks are authorized.
c. Live animals must not be permitted in food establishments, except
(1) Edible fish or decorative fish in aquariums, shellfish or
crustacea on ice or under refrigeration, or shellfish and crustacea in
display tank systems are allowed.
(2) Working dogs accompanying security or police officers in
offices and dining/sales and storage areas, sentry dogs running loose in
outside fenced areas, or support animals accompanying persons in
dining/sales areas are allowed.