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4626.0265 FOOD IN CONTACT WITH WATER OR ICE. 3-303.12

A.

Packaged food must not be stored in direct contact with ice or water if the food is subject to the entry of water because of the nature of its packaging, wrapping, or container or its positioning in the ice or water.

B.

Bottled and canned beverages on retail display must not be stored in contact with water or undrained ice.

C.

Whole, raw fruits or vegetables; cut, raw vegetables such as celery, carrot sticks, and cut potatoes; and tofu may be immersed in ice or water.

D.

Raw poultry and raw fish that are received immersed in ice in shipping containers may remain in that condition while in storage awaiting preparation, display, service, or sale.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 31.101; 31.11; 144.05; 144.07; 144.08; 144.12; 157.011

History:

23 SR 519; 43 SR 295

Published Electronically:

January 2, 2019