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Question:

When is a foodservice operation able to hold or display TCS foods without temperature control?

A After receiving approval in advance by the regulatory authority
Explaination

Explanation: A foodservice operation may hold or display TCS food without temperature control as long as they do the following:• Prepare written procedures and get written approval in advance by their regulatory authority• Maintain those procedures in the operation• Make sure those procedures are made available to the regulatory authority on requestThis topic has different guidelines in the current 7th Edition ServSafe Manager book. The guidelines in the book for this topic should be ignored because they have been revised through supplemental information due to changes in the FDA Food Code.For the purpose of ServSafe Manager exams issued in 2019 and 2020, the information above should be noted.The outdated information which has now been revised states that a foodservice operation may hold or display TCS food without temperature control if they only do so for a short time and if they do not serve high-risk populations. But this is no longer accurate.