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4.3 Thawing of frozen raw material

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Ham & Cooked Pork / Preparation of pork for curing and injection

4.3.1 The charter participant shall have standard operating procedures, work instructions, and records in place to ensure the effective thawing of frozen raw pork material before curing or injection. This shall include the monitoring of product temperature during the thawing process.

4.3.2 The outer surface of the product shall not exceed +7°C during the defrosting period.


Documented procedures for the thawing of frozen raw material. Examples of defrost temperatures records since the last audit