9 CFR 590.575 - Heat treatment of dried whites.

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§ 590.575 Heat treatment of dried whites.

Heat treatment of dried whites is an approved method for pasteurization and the product shall be heated throughout for such times and at such temperatures as will result in salmonella negative product.

(a) The product to be heat treated shall be held in the heat treatment room in closed containers and shall be spaced to assure adequate heat penetration and air circulation. Each container shall be identified as to type of product (spray or pan dried) and with the lot number or production code number.

(b) The minimum requirements for heat treatment of spray or pan dried albumen shall be as follows:

(1) Spray dried albumen shall be heated throughout to a temperature not less than 130 °F and held continuously at such temperature not less than 7 days and until it is salmonella negative.

(2) Pan dried albumen shall be heated throughout to a temperature of not less than 125 °F and held continuously at such temperature not less than 5 days and until it is salmonella negative.

(3) Methods of heat treatment of spray dried or pan dried albumen, other than listed in paragraphs (b) (1) and (2) of this section, may be approved by the Administrator upon receipt of satisfactory evidence that such methods will result in salmonella negative products.

(c) Dried whites which have been heat treated in the dried form shall be sampled and analyzed for the presence of Salmonellae as required in § 590.580.

(d) Records shall be maintained for 1 year of the following:

(1) Types of product;

(2) Lot number;

(3) Heat treatment room temperatures;

(4) Product temperatures;

(5) Length of time product is held in heat treatment room;

(6) Results of all laboratory analyses made for the presence of Salmonellae.

(e) Dried whites processed and tested in accordance with all of the applicable requirements specified in this section may be labeled “Pasteurized.”

[ 36 FR 9814, May 28, 1971. Redesignated at 42 FR 32514, June 27, 1977, and further redesignated at 46 FR 63203, Dec. 31, 1981, as amended at 47 FR 745, Jan. 7, 1982; 60 FR 49169, Sept. 21, 1995; 60 FR 58199, Nov. 27, 1995]

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United States Code
U.S. Code: Title 21 - FOOD AND DRUGS

§ 1031 - Congressional statement of findings

§ 1032 - Congressional declaration of policy

§ 1033 - Definitions

§ 1034 - Inspection of egg products

§ 1035 - Sanitary operating practices in official plants

§ 1036 - Pasteurization and labeling of egg products at official plants

§ 1037 - Prohibited acts

§ 1038 - Cooperation with appropriate State and other governmental agencies; utilization of employees; reimbursement

§ 1039 - Eggs and egg products not intended for use as human food; inspection; denaturing or otherwise identifying

§ 1040 - Recordkeeping requirements; persons required to maintain records; scope of disclosure; access to records

§ 1041 - Enforcement provisions

§ 1042 - Reporting of violation to United States attorney for institution of criminal proceedings; procedure; presentation of views

§ 1043 - Rules and regulations; administration and enforcement

§ 1044 - Exemption of certain activities

§ 1045 - Limitation on entry of eggs and egg products and other materials into official plants

§ 1046 - Imports

§ 1047 - Refusal or withdrawal of inspection services; hearing; grounds; person deemed to have responsible connection with business; finality of order of Secretary; judicial review; other provisions for refusal of services unaffected

§ 1048 - Administrative detention of violative articles; duration; release; removal of official marks

§ 1049 - Seizure and condemnation proceedings

§ 1050 - Jurisdiction of district courts; United States as plaintiff in enforcement and restraining proceedings; subpenas for witnesses

§ 1051 - Other Federal laws applicable for administration and enforcement of chapter; prosecution of inquiries; exercise of jurisdiction

§ 1052 - State or local regulation

§ 1053 - Inspection and administration costs

§ 1054 - Annual report to Congressional committees

§ 1055 - Authorization of appropriations

§ 1056 - Separability