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4626.0300 FOOD STORAGE. 3-305.11


Except as specified in items B and C, food must be protected from contamination by storing the food:


in a clean, dry location;


where it is not exposed to splash, dust, or other contamination; and


at least 6 inches (15 cm) above the floor.


Food in packages and working containers may be stored less than 6 inches (15 cm) above the floor on case lot handling equipment specified in part 4626.0665.


Pressurized beverage containers, cased food in waterproof containers, such as bottles or cans, and milk containers in plastic crates may be stored on a floor that is clean and not exposed to floor moisture.

Statutory Authority:

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


23 SR 519; 43 SR 295

Published Electronically:

January 2, 2019