Acute gastrointestinal illness definition

Acute gastrointestinal illness means a short duration illness most often characterized by either of the following, which are known to be commonly associated with the agents most likely to be transmitted from infected food employees through contamination of food:
Acute gastrointestinal illness means a short duration illness most often characterized by either of the following, which are known to be commonly associated with the agents most likely to be transmitted from infected FOOD EMPLOYEEs through contamination of FOOD:
Acute gastrointestinal illness means a short duration illness most often characterized by one of the following symptoms or groups of symptoms, which are known to be commonly associated with the agents most likely to be transmitted from infected food employees through contamination of food: (a) Diarrhea, either alone or in conjunction with other gastrointestinal symptoms, such as vomiting, fever, or abdominal cramps. (b) Vomiting in conjunction with either diarrhea or two other gastrointestinal symptoms, such as fever or abdominal cramps.

Examples of Acute gastrointestinal illness in a sentence

It is the intent of the Legislature to reduce the likelihood of foodborne disease transmission by preventing any FOOD EMPLOYEE who is suffering from symptoms associated with an ACUTE GASTROINTESTINAL ILLNESS, or known to be infected with a communicable disease that is transmissible through FOOD, from engaging in the handling of FOOD until the FOOD EMPLOYEE is determined to be free of that illness or disease, or incapable of transmitting the illness or disease through FOOD as specified in this article.

The PERSON IN CHARGE may remove a RESTRICTION for a FOOD EMPLOYEE upon the resolution of symptoms as reported by a FOOD EMPLOYEE if the FOOD EMPLOYEE states that he or she no longer has any symptoms of an ACUTE GASTROINTESTINAL ILLNESS.


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