Date Codes and TCS Food Date Marking

Purpose: Know what a lot code is and maintain proper TCS food date marking in your commercial kitchen according to the Food Code.

Objectives: By the end of this training module, participants should be able to:

  • Explain the difference between closed and open lot codes.

  • Know what the Food Code says about TCS food date marking.

  • Understand how to correctly date mark TCS food.