All processing and storage areas shall be well lighted and ventilated.
This part is deemed to be satisfied when:
Adequate light sources are provided (natural, artificial, or a combination of both) which furnish at least 20 footcandles of light in all rooms or areas where syrups, base, water, or beverage are handled, compounded, mixed, or processed or where utensils, containers, and/or equipment are washed. Storage rooms and areas shall be provided with at least five footcandles of light.
Ventilation is sufficient to keep processing and storage areas reasonably free of excessive condensation on equipment, walls, and ceilings.
Pressurized ventilating systems, if used, shall be equipped with clean air intake.
Artificial lights are equipped with protective shield in syrup room and in container filling areas.
December 6, 2017