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Original containers and records—Shellstock, maintaining identification (2009 FDA Food Code 3-203.12).

(1) Except as specified under subsection (3)(b) of this section, SHELLSTOCK tags or labels must remain attached to the container in which the SHELLSTOCK are received until the container is empty.
(2) The date when the last SHELLSTOCK from the container is sold or served must be recorded on the tag or label.
(3) The identity of the source of SHELLSTOCK that are sold or served must be maintained by retaining SHELLSTOCK tags or labels for ninety calendar days from the date that is recorded on the tag or label, as specified under subsection (2) of this section by:
(a) Using an APPROVED record keeping system that keeps the tags or labels in chronological order correlated to the date that is recorded on the tag or label, as specified under subsection (2) of this section; and
(b) If SHELLSTOCK are removed from its tagged or labeled container:
(i) Preserving source identification by using a recordkeeping system as specified under (a) of this subsection; and
(ii) Ensuring that SHELLSTOCK from one tagged or labeled container are not COMMINGLED with SHELLSTOCK from another container.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.20.050 and 43.20.145. WSR 13-03-109, § 246-215-03290, filed 1/17/13, effective 5/1/13.]
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