MCL - Section 289.3103

Act 92 of 2000

289.3103 Definitions.

Sec. 3103.

    As used in this chapter:
    (a) "Certified health department" means a county, district, or city health department that meets the criteria for certification of health departments established by this act and that is authorized by the director to enforce this act for retail groceries, food processors, or fair concessions.
    (b) "Foodborne illness outbreak" means an incident where any of the following occur:
    (i) Two or more persons, not of the same household, have ingested a common food and have a similar disease or similar symptoms or excrete the same pathogens, and there is a time, place, or person association between these persons.
    (ii) There is a single case of suspected botulism, mushroom poisoning, paralytic shellfish poisoning, or other rare disease.
    (iii) There is a case of a disease or poisoning that can be definitely related to ingestion of a food.
    (c) "Food service program" means the systematic activity of the department and a local health department for effective administration and enforcement of the food code and this act, including all of the following:
    (i) Periodic evaluations of food service establishments, temporary food service establishments, vending machines, and vending machine locations for compliance with law.
    (ii) Support of recommendations for licensure with appropriate records.
    (iii) Review of plans and specifications for new and extensively remodeled establishments.
    (iv) Educational activities.
    (v) Investigation of reports of foodborne illnesses.
    (vi) Other activities which may be necessary to ensure proper implementation of this act.

History: 2000, Act 92, Eff. Nov. 8, 2000 ;-- Am. 2007, Act 113, Eff. Apr. 1, 2008 ;-- Am. 2012, Act 178, Eff. Oct. 1, 2012
Compiler's Notes: Sec. 1117 of Act 92 of 2000 provides:“Sec. 1117. (1) Subject to subsections (2) and (3), this act takes effect 6 months after the date of enactment.“(2) Until 6 months after the effective date of this act, compliance with the standards of the design, construction, and equipment of a food service establishment approved under former sections 12901, 12902, 12903, 12904, 12905a, 12906, 12907, 12908, 12910, 12911, 12912, 12913, 12916, and 12921 of the public health code, MCL 333.12901, 333.12902, 333.12903, 333.12904, 333.12905a, 333.12906, 333.12907, 333.12908, 333.12910, 333.12911, 333.12912, 333.12913, 333.12916, and 333.12921, is considered compliance with this act.“(3) Beginning 6 months after the effective date of this act, a food service establishment shall comply with the standards of design, construction, and equipment established under this act.”