901:11-2-33 Coolers and freezers.

The coolers and freezers shall be equipped to maintain proper temperature and humidity conditions, which are consistent with good manufacturing practices for the applicable product, in order to protect the quality and condition of the products during storage or during tempering prior to further processing. Coolers and freezers shall be kept clean, orderly, free from insects, rodents, and have an atmosphere relatively free from mold, (not exceeding ten mold colonies per cubic foot of air) and shall be maintained in good repair. They shall be adequately lighted and proper circulation of air shall be maintained at all times. The floors, walls, and ceilings shall be of construction that permits thorough cleaning.

Effective: 2/21/2016
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 09/17/2017
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 917.02
Rule Amplifies: 917.02
Prior Effective Dates: 06/1/01, 06/06/05, 9/19/07