CHAPTER 1, FOOD SAFETY
presented for consumption without the need for further washing, such as
at a buffet; and
4 Other food presented for consumption for which further
washing or cooking is not required and from which rinds, peels, husks, or
shells are removed.
(75) Reduced Oxygen Packaging.
(a) "Reduced oxygen packaging" means the reduction of the
amount of oxygen in a package by mechanically evacuating the oxygen;
displacing the oxygen with another gas or combination of gases; or
otherwise controlling the oxygen content in a package to a level below that
normally found in the surrounding atmosphere, which is 21% oxygen.
(b) "Reduced oxygen packaging" includes methods that may be
referred to as altered atmosphere, modified atmosphere, controlled
atmosphere, low oxygen, and vacuum packaging including sous vide.
(76) "Refuse" means solid waste not carried by water through the
(77) "Regulatory authority" is the local, state, federal
enforcement body, or authorized representative having jurisdiction over the
food establishment. In this publication the regulatory authority usually
means the Preventive Medicine Authority.
(78) "Restricted use pesticide" is a pesticide product that
contains the active ingredients specified in 40 CFR 152.175, Pesticides
Classified For Restricted Use, and that is limited to use by or under the
direct supervision of a certified applicator.
(79) "Safe material" means:
(a) An article manufactured from or composed of materials that
may not reasonably be expected to result, directly
or indirectly, in their becoming a component or otherwise affecting the
characteristics of any food;
(b) An additive that is used as specified in
Paragraph 409 or 706 of the Federal food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act; or