15A NCAC 18A .0187 INTERFACILITY THERMAL PROCESSING PROCEDURES

Interfacility thermal processing of crustacea or crustacea meat shall be in conjunction with the following:

(1) Crustacea or crustacea meat shall be packed, labeled and refrigerated in compliance with Rules .0134 through .0187 of this Section. Records shall be maintained to identify each batch of crustacea or crustacea meat thermally processed.

(2) Crustacea or crustacea meat shall be shipped in an enclosed, easily cleanable vehicle at a temperature between 33 F (0.5 C) and 40 F (4.4 C).

(3) Crustacea or crustacea meat shall be thermally processed in compliance with Rules .0184 through .0187 of this Section. The thermal processor shall provide a copy of each thermal processing chart to the original packer.

 

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

Eff. August 1, 1998.