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TITLE 25HEALTH SERVICES
PART 1DEPARTMENT OF STATE HEALTH SERVICES
CHAPTER 229FOOD AND DRUG
SUBCHAPTER NADMINISTRATOR'S LICENSING
RULE §229.212Qualifications of Individuals Who Manufacture, Process, Pack, or Hold Food

(a) Applicability.

  (1) The management of an establishment must ensure that all individuals who manufacture, process, pack, or hold food subject to 21 Code of Federal Regulations Part 117 Subparts B and F are qualified to perform their assigned duties.

  (2) The owner, operator, or agent in charge of a facility must ensure that all individuals who manufacture, process, pack, or hold food subject to 21 Code of Federal Regulations Part 117 Subparts C, D, E, F, or G are qualified to perform their assigned duties.

(b) Qualifications of all individuals engaged in manufacturing, processing, packing, or holding food. Each individual engaged in manufacturing, processing, packing, or holding food (including temporary and seasonal personnel) or in the supervision thereof must:

  (1) Be a qualified individual as that term is defined in §229.211 of this title (relating to Definitions)-i.e., have the education, training, or experience (or a combination thereof) necessary to manufacture, process, pack, or hold clean and safe food as appropriate to the individual's assigned duties; and

  (2) Receive training in the principles of food hygiene and food safety, including the importance of employee health and personal hygiene, as appropriate to the food, the facility and the individual's assigned duties.

(c) Additional qualifications of supervisory personnel. Responsibility for ensuring compliance by individuals with the requirements of this subchapter must be clearly assigned to supervisory personnel who have the education, training, or experience (or a combination thereof) necessary to supervise the production of clean and safe food.

(d) Records. Records that document training required by subsection (b)(2) of this section must be established and maintained.


Source Note: The provisions of this §229.212 adopted to be effective August 2, 2017, 42 TexReg 3789

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