Nev. Admin. Code § 446.131 - Receipt of food: Required temperature

Current through August 4, 2021

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, refrigerated, potentially hazardous food (time/temperature control for safety food) must be at a temperature of 41°F (5°C) or below when received.
2. If a temperature other than 41°F (5°C) for a potentially hazardous food (time/temperature control for safety food) is specified below, governing milk and molluscan shellfish, the food may be received at the specified temperature, including:
(a) Milk or other cultured products may be received at an internal temperature of 45°F (7.2 °C) or below; and
(b) For molluscan shellfish:
(1) Molluscan shellstock is alive and cooled to an internal shellstock body temperature of 50°F (10°C) or below;
(2) Shucked or postharvest processed shellfish are cooled to a temperature of 45°F (7.2 °C) or below; and
(3) The time-temperature indicating device shows that the ambient air temperature has exceeded 45°F (7.2 °C) but the internal shellstock body temperature is 50°F (10°C) or below.
3. Raw eggs must be received in refrigerated equipment that maintains an ambient air temperature of 45°F (7.2 °C) or below.
4. Potentially hazardous food (time/temperature control for safety food) that is cooked to a temperature and for a time specified pursuant to this chapter and is received hot must be at a temperature of 135°F (57.2 °C) or above.
5. A food that is labeled and shipped frozen by a food processing establishment must be received frozen.
6. Upon receipt, potentially hazardous food (time/temperature control for safety food) must be free of evidence of previous temperature abuse.

Notes

Nev. Admin. Code § 446.131
Added to NAC by Bd. of Health by R069-10, eff. 12-18-2013

NRS 439.200, 446.940

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