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9555.6215 WATER AND FOOD.

Subpart 1.

Water.

Water from privately owned wells must be tested annually by a Minnesota Health Department certified laboratory for coliform bacteria and nitrate nitrogens to verify safety. Retesting and corrective measures may be required by the health authority if results exceed state water standards in chapter 4720.

Subp. 2.

Food.

Food served must meet any special dietary needs of a resident as prescribed by the resident's physician or dietitian. Three nutritionally balanced meals a day must be served or made available to residents, and nutritious snacks must be available between meals.

Subp. 3.

Food safety.

Food must be obtained, handled, and properly stored to prevent contamination, spoilage, or a threat to the health of a resident.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 245A.09

History:

12 SR 148

Published Electronically:

October 8, 2007

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