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Question:

You are receiving a delivery of cold TCS food. In most cases, what maximum temperature should the food be received at? (Not including shellfish, shell eggs, and milk)

A 41°F
Explaination

Explanation: Most cold TCS foods should be received at 41°F or lower. The exceptions to this rule are live shellfish, shucked shellfish, milk, and shell eggs. Live shellfish (oysters, clams, mussels, and scallops) Can be received at a maximum air-temperature of 45°F and a maximum internal temperature of 50°F Must be cooled to 41°F or lower within 4 hours Shucked Shellfish (removed from their shell) Can be received at a maximum air-temperature of 45°F Must be cooled to 41°F or lower within 4 hours Milk Can be received at a maximum air-temperature of 45°F Must be cooled to 41°F or lower within 4 hours Shell eggs (eggs in the shell) Can be received at a maximum air-temperature of 45°F May be stored at 45°F or lower