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32.12.604    SHELL EGG PROTECTING OPERATIONS

(1) Shell egg protecting (oil processing) operations must be conducted in a manner to avoid contamination of the product and maximize conservation of its quality.

(2) Eggs with excess moisture on the shell may not be shell protected.

(3) Oil having an "off odor" or that is obviously contaminated may not be used in shell egg protection.

(4) Processing oil that has been previously used and which has become contaminated must be filtered and heat-treated at 180F. for 3 minutes prior to use.

(5) Shell egg processing equipment must be washed, rinsed and treated with a bactericidal agent each time the oil is removed. It is preferable to filter and heat-treat processing oil and clean processing equipment daily when in use.

(6) Adequate coverage and protection against dust and dirt must be provided when equipment is not in use.

History: Sec. 81-20-207 MCA; IMP, Sec. 81-20-207 MCA; Eff. 12/31/72.

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