Requirements for wholesale outlets of frozen foods:

(a) Temperature. All frozen food warehouses shall maintain a temperature of 0 degrees Fahrenheit or below in storage areas. A temperature of -10 degrees Fahrenheit is recommended.

(b) Storage Manner. The products to be stored shall be placed on pallets, dunnage, or racks away from the walls to ensure adequate circulation of air. The products shall not be stacked in such a manner that air circulation is impeded.

(c) Delivery Containers. It is recommended that containers used to deliver frozen foods be precooled in the freezer.

(d) Thawed Foods. Frozen foods that have been thawed or partially thawed shall not be re-frozen and sold unless determined by the director or his agents to be safe for consumption. This restriction shall not apply to frozen foods which are thawed for the purpose of incorporating them into another food product or for further processing.

History: Pub. Health Reg. 2, eff 7 Jan 64, Part 1 § 6.