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Specifications for receiving—Shucked shellfish, packaging and identification (2009 FDA Food Code 3-202.17).

(1) Raw SHUCKED SHELLFISH must be obtained in nonreturnable packages which bear a legible label that identifies the:
(a) Name, address, and CERTIFICATION NUMBER of the shucker, packer, or repacker of the MOLLUSCAN SHELLFISH; and
(b) The "sell by" or "best if used by" date for packages with a capacity of less than 1.89 L (one-half gallon) or the date shucked for packages with a capacity of 1.89 L (one-half gallon) or more.
(2) A package of raw SHUCKED SHELLFISH that does not bear a label or which bears a label which does not contain all of the information as specified under subsection (1) of this section is subject to a hold order, as allowed by LAW, or seizure and destruction in accordance with 21 C.F.R. Subpart D - Specific Administrative Decisions Regarding Interstate Shipments, Section 1240.60(d) Molluscan Shellfish.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.20.050 and 43.20.145. WSR 13-03-109, § 246-215-03265, filed 1/17/13, effective 5/1/13.]
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