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(1) The department shall enforce and carry out the provisions of this chapter, and may adopt the necessary rules to carry out its purposes.
(2) Such rules may include:
(a) Standards for temperature controls in the storage of foods, so as to provide proper refrigeration.
(b) Standards for temperatures at which low acid foods must be processed and the length of time such temperatures must be applied and at what pressure in the processing of such low acid foods.
(c) Standards and types of recording devices that must be used in providing records of the processing of low acid foods, and how they shall be made available to the department of agriculture for inspection.
(d) Requirements for the keeping of records of the temperatures, times and pressures at which foods were processed, or for the temperatures at which refrigerated products were stored by the licensee and the furnishing of such records to the department.
(e) Standards that must be used to establish the temperature and purity of water used in the processing of foods.
(3) The department may adopt rules specific to marijuana-infused edibles. Such rules must be written and interpreted to be consistent with rules adopted by the board and the department of health.
(4) The department may adopt rules specific to hemp extract certification to implement RCW 69.07.220.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Washington Revised Code Title 69. Food, Drugs, Cosmetics, and Poisons § 69.07.020. Enforcement--Rules--Adoption--Contents--Standards - last updated April 06, 2022 | https://codes.findlaw.com/wa/title-69-food-drugs-cosmetics-and-poisons/wa-rev-code-69-07-020.html
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