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WAC 16-170-140

What offal and rinse water disposal requirements apply to my poultry slaughter site?

The poultry slaughter site must be designed and maintained to ensure that the:
(1) Offal and rinse water the site generates are readily and safely removed; and
(2) Offal and rinse water do not create an unsanitary condition or contaminate:
(a) The raw whole poultry;
(b) Any potable water stored and used at the slaughter site;
(c) Any product contact surfaces at the slaughter site; or
(d) Any bags used to package raw whole poultry sold to the ultimate consumers.
(3) The rinse water disposal system must not allow any backflow from or cross connection between the piping that discharges rinse water and the piping that carries potable water to the poultry slaughter area.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 69.07.103, chapters 69.07 and 34.05 RCW, and 2009 c 114. WSR 09-16-035, § 16-170-140, filed 7/28/09, effective 8/28/09. Statutory Authority: 2003 c 397 and chapters 69.07 and 34.05 RCW. WSR 04-08-062, § 16-170-140, filed 4/5/04, effective 5/6/04.]
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