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Frequency—Performance- and risk-based (2009 FDA Food Code 8-401.20).

Within the parameters specified under WAC 246-215-08400, the REGULATORY AUTHORITY shall prioritize, and conduct more frequent inspections based upon its assessment of a FOOD ESTABLISHMENT'S history of compliance with this chapter and the establishment's potential as a vector of foodborne illness by evaluating:
(1) Past performance, for nonconformance with this chapter or HACCP PLAN requirements;
(2) Past performance, for numerous repeat violations of this chapter or HACCP PLAN requirements;
(3) Past performance, for complaints investigated and found to be valid;
(4) The hazards associated with the particular FOODS that are prepared, stored or served;
(5) The type of operation including the methods and extent of FOOD storage, preparation, and service;
(6) The number of people served;
(7) Whether the population served is a HIGHLY SUSCEPTIBLE POPULATION; and
(8) Whether the establishment is properly implementing an APPROVED self-inspection program.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.20.050 and 43.20.145. WSR 13-03-109, § 246-215-08405, filed 1/17/13, effective 5/1/13.]
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