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When receiving a shipment of milk, eggs or live shellfish, the air temperature of the shipping container should be...

A 45°F or lower

Explanation: Food should always be ordered from approved, reputable suppliers. And the food should be inspected upon delivery. Cold TCS food should arrive at an air temperature of 41°F or lower. The exceptions to this rule are milk, eggs, live shellfish, and shucked shellfish. These foods may be received at an air temperature of 45°F or lower. But these foods should be brought to an internal temperature of 41°F or lower within 4 hours. Hot TCS food should be received at an air temperature of 135°F or higher. Frozen food should be frozen solid when it is delivered. Visible ice crystals within the packaging are signs that the food has been time-temperature abused and the delivery should be rejected.