Rule 44:02:07:89 Prohibiting animals.
animals. Live animals may be allowed on the premises of a food
establishment only as follows and only if the contamination of food; clean
equipment, utensils, and linens; and unwrapped single-service and single-use
articles does not result:
(1) Edible fish or
decorative fish in aquariums, shellfish or crustacea on ice or under
refrigeration, and shellfish and crustacea in display tank systems;
(2) Patrol dogs
accompanying police or security officers in offices and dining, sales, and
storage areas and sentry dogs running loose in outside fenced areas;
(3) In areas that are not
used for food preparation, such as dining and sales areas, support animals that
are trained to assist an employee or other person who is disabled, are
controlled by the disabled employee or person, and are not allowed to be on
seats or tables, such as guide dogs; and
(4) Decorative animals in
the dining areas as long as they are confined away from the tables and
consumers, and the animal's living quarters are kept clean.
Live or dead fish bait must be stored
so that contamination of food; clean equipment, utensils, and linens; and
unwrapped single-service and single-use articles does not result.
23 SDR 195, effective May 26, 1997.
Authority: SDCL 34-1-17, 34-18-22.
Implemented: SDCL 34-18-22, 34-18-25.
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