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Question:

A commercially processed TCS food item is delivered to your establishment with a use-by date that is less than 7 days from the day of delivery. What should you do?

A Clearly mark the package with the use-by date
Explaination

Explanation: The rule for TCS food in cold storage is that it must be served or thrown out within 7 days. It's unusual to receive delivery of a food item with a use-by date that is less than 7 days from the day of delivery - but it does happen. Because it's unusual and because the rest of the food can be safely stored for 7 days, there is a risk that the use-by date could be overlooked. Especially if it was a large delivery. This is why a TCS food with a use-by date that is less than 7 days from the date of delivery should be clearly marked.