(a)  No person shall use rerun in any retail frozen dessert dispenser.

(b)  Dry frozen dessert mixes shall be reconstituted with potable water or a pasteurized Grade A product and the resulting product shall be cooled to a temperature of between 33 degrees F and 45 degrees F within four hours of reconstitution.

(c)  Liquid frozen dessert mixes shall be stored at a temperature between 33 degrees F and 45 degrees F.

(d)  Frozen dessert mixes may be frozen at the point of manufacture. Prior to transferring a frozen mix to a retail outlet, the distributor shall thaw the frozen mix under refrigeration temperatures of 35 degrees F to 40 degrees F. Nothing herein shall be deemed to prohibit the department from considering a retail outlet to be a distributor if such outlet has sufficient and adequate refrigeration equipment to properly thaw the frozen mixes as required by this Section.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 106‑253; 106‑267;

Eff. February 1, 1982;

Amended Eff. April 1, 1987; May 1, 1986;

Readopted Eff. May 1, 2017.