15A NCAC 18A .0614       CONTAINERS

(a)  Containers used for transporting shucked shellfish shall be made from food safe materials approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration.  These containers shall not be reused for packing shellfish.

(b)  Shucked shellfish shall be packed and shipped in containers, sealed so that tampering can be detected.  Each individual container shall have permanently recorded on the container, so as to be conspicuous, the shucker‑packer's, repacker's, or distributor's name and address, and the shucker‑packer's or repacker's certification number.

(c)  Any container of shucked shellfish which has a capacity of 64 fluid ounces or more shall be dated as of the date shucked on both the lid and sidewall or bottom.  Any container of shucked shellfish which has a capacity of less than 64 fluid ounces shall indicate a SELL BY date.

(d)  No person shall use containers bearing a certification number other than the number assigned to him.

 

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

Eff. February 1, 1987;

Amended Eff. August 1, 1998; February 1, 1997; December 1, 1987.