15A NCAC 18A .0163 COOKED CRUSTACEA REFRIGERATION

(a) The cooked crustacea cooler shall be large enough to store all cooked crustacea and maintain a minimum temperature of 40 F (4.4 C). The cooler shall open directly into the picking room or into a clean, enclosed area leading into the picking room.

(b) Cooked crustacea shall be stored at a temperature between 33 F (0.5 C) and 40 F (4.4 C) ambient air temperature if not immediately processed. The cooler shall be equipped with an accurate, operating thermometer.

 

History Note: Authority G.S. 130A‑230;

Eff. October 1, 1992.