(a) All shellstock storage areas in trucks, buy boats, buy trucks, trailers, and other conveyances used for transporting shellstock shall be enclosed, tightly constructed, painted with a light color washable paint, kept clean, and shall be subject to inspection by the Division.

(b) Shellstock shall be shipped under temperature and sanitary conditions in accordance with these Rules which will keep them alive and clean and will prevent adulteration or deterioration. All shellstock shall be kept under mechanical refrigeration at a temperature of 45F (7.1C) or below. All conveyances used to transport shellstock shall be equipped with an operating thermometer.

(c) Buy boats and buy trucks shall be kept clean with water from a source approved by the Division under Rule .0413 of this Subchapter. Buy boats and buy trucks shall provide storage space for clean shipping containers, identification tags, and records.


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

Eff. February 1, 1987;

Amended Eff. May 1, 1994.