Oregon Department of Agriculture

Rule Rule 603-025-0140
Food Storage Warehouses

In addition to the provisions of OAR 603-025-0020 (General Standards of Food Establishment Construction and Maintenance), a food storage warehouse shall comply with the following:


Cold Storage: Each cold storage room in a food storage warehouse shall be equipped with an accurate and easily visible thermometer with the sensing element at least five feet above the floor.


Morgue: The operator of a food storage warehouse shall provide an area for the accumulation and holding of all damaged foods or foods which are or may be unwholesome. The operator shall maintain a program of timely and proper disposal of damaged or unwholesome foods to prevent development of insanitary conditions or vermin breeding places and rodent harborage.

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