A Manager/PIC with a Food Safety Manager Certification needs to be on duty at all times during operating hours.

FDA Food Code Breakdown

The FDA Food Code requires that the person in charge of the food service operation become a Certified Food Protection Manager. That person, or another designated PIC (person in charge) must be onsite at ALL times during operating hours.

Read the FDA Food Code

What Does This Mean For You?

As a food service operator it will be your responsibility to ensure you always have a Certified PIC (person in charge) on duty during operating hours. This may require multiple managers at your location to be Certified Food Protection Managers to remain compliant.

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