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340:105-10-76. Congregate meals food procurement

Revised 5-13-02

(a) Policy.  All food procurement for the Congregate Meals Program complies with applicable provisions of state or local laws. [Oklahoma Health Code, Section 2-101 and 2-102]

(b) Authority.  The authority for this Section is Section 339(2)(F) of the Older Americans Act of 1965, as amended and the Oklahoma Health Code, Section 2-101 and 2-102.

(c) Procedures.  Procedures to implement this Section include:

  • (1) all food purchases are through approved commercial sources;
  • (2) all foods contributed to the project must meet the quality, sanitation, and safety standards of foods purchased commercially; and
  • (3) home prepared foods, such as canned, frozen, or pot luck dishes are not used.

(d) Cross references.  See OAC 340:105-10-50.1(a)(4) and (7), 340:105-10-51, 340:105-10-68 through 340:105-10-75, 340:105-10-77 through 340:105-10-80, and 340:105-10-86.

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