CHAPTER 1, FOOD SAFETY
thoroughly cleaned with high pressure water or steam as required.
twice each week is recommended whenever flies are present.
a. Garbage produced in large volume such as produced at messes, clubs,
cafeterias and commissaries should be removed from the premises at least
daily by a transport vehicle, or by portable containers which are
constructed, maintained and operated according to applicable law.
provided they are designed and/or located in a manner which precludes
contamination of food-contact surfaces as a result of splash and aerosol
generation. When approved by CHBUMED, shipboard waste disposers located in
separate sculleries may have the capability for either fresh or salt water
flushing. Proper warning plates and operating instructions must be posted
(see GENSPEC, Section 593).
c. Refuse must be removed as often as necessary to prevent nuisance or
hazardous conditions. It must be disposed of by an approved public or
private community refuse facility or by an individual refuse facility which
is sized, constructed, maintained and operated according to law.
d. Garbage disposal as feed for hogs is prohibited in many states.
This method of disposal must conform to local and state laws.
e. Disposal of garbage from vessels returning to CONUS from foreign
ports must comply with requirements of SECNAVINST 6210.2 and NAVSUP PUB
486, Volume 1, Article 4033.
5-9 INSECT AND RODENT CONTROL
STORED PRODUCTS PESTS
INSECT AND RODENT ACCESS
PEST CONTROL OPERATIONS
5-9.1 Stored Products Pests
Guidelines for insect infestation of subsistence are contained in Chapter
8, NAVMED P-5010, Medical Entomology and MIL-STD-904A.
5-9.2 Insect and Rodent Access
a. Food service establishment openings to the outside must be
effectively protected against the entrance of rodents and insects. The
establishment will have no holes and other gaps along the floors, walls and
ceilings. Outside openings will be controlled by the use of self-closing
tight fitting doors and/or closed tight fitting windows. Outside openings
that are kept open for ventilation, deliveries or other purposes will have