d. Inspection by these agencies does not guarantee completely safe food. Food
may become contaminated while being transported to the food service facility. A food
may be contaminated by pesticides; inspection agencies do not routinely check for
pesticides. A food may also be naturally contaminated.
e. Due to this, full-service food facilities must take precautions when receiving
shipments of food items. The precautions are intended to further reduce contamination.
(1) Check food when it arrives.
(2) Wash or process foods before and during preparation.
f. It is your job as a preventive medicine specialist to ensure that personnel at
full-service food facilities take required precautions with newly received food supplies.