SD Food Info

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MAJOR VIOLATIONS

Under state law, major violations associated with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention risk factors require immediate corrective action, a suitable alternative, or the closure of the impacted areas of the food facility until compliance is achieved.

COMPLIANCE WITH SHELL STOCK TAGS, CONDITION, DISPLAY

An example of a major violation is missing or incomplete shellfish certification tags that include: the species, quantity, harvest site, date of harvest, and name and certification number of the harvester or original shipper. Another example is the improper wet storage of shellfish, including the commingling of shellfish.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Raw shucked shellfish must be properly labeled (§114039)
  • Shell stock must be obtained with proper tags or labels (§114039.1)
  • Shell stock must be discarded when they are not reasonably free of mud, dead shellfish, or broken shells (§114039.2)
  • Shell stock must be stored in the original container (§114039.3)
  • Shell stock from different harvest dates/locations must not be commingled (§114039.4)
  • The food facility must maintain the shellfish certification tags or labels for at least 90 days from the lot is emptied (§114039.4)