illness) must be referred to the medical facility for a determination as to their fitness for
duty prior to resuming work. When they return to work, they must have a written
clearance signed by a medical officer. All persons who handle food ingredients,
prepare food, or touch surfaces contacted by such foods must:
Wear clean outer garments suitable for the work being performed.
(2) Wash their hands thoroughly in an adequate hand washing facility
before beginning work and upon returning to work after using toilet facilities, eating,
smoking, or otherwise soiling their hands.
(3) Wear hair nets, headbands, caps, beard nets, or other effective hair
restraints so as to prevent contamination of food or food contact surfaces.
(4) Not store clothing or other personal belongings in production areas or
eat food, drink beverages, smoke, or use chewing tobacco where any food products or
supplies are prepared, stored, or otherwise handled.
(5) Maintain gloves used in food handling in an intact, clean, and sanitary
condition. Gloves used for handling foods must not be used for any other purpose.
Section II. TROOP ISSUE SUBSISTENCE ACTIVITIES
a. The Troop Issue Subsistence Activity. The troop issue subsistence activity
(TISA) is the element of an installation responsible for acquiring, storing, issuing,
selling, and accounting for subsistence supplies used for personnel authorized to
subsist in appropriated fund dining facilities, and by organizations and activities
authorized to purchase there from.
b. The Troop Issue Subsistence Officer. The Troop Issue Subsistence Officer
(TISO) administers the functions of a Troop Support Agency.
a. The Troop Support Agency. Provides technical guidance and procedures
for the worldwide operation of the Army Food Service Program (garrison and field food
service and troop issue subsistence). Excluded from this program are hospital food
programs, non-appropriated fund food programs, and Cadet Mess, US Military
b. The Major Commands. United States Army Forces Command (FORSCOM),
TRADOC, overseas commands, and/or other commands, direct and control the
operation of TISAs at installations under their jurisdiction. They also determine the
need, in accordance with Headquarters, Department of Army policy, for the