Can I use a cryovac machine to package food for storage?
Yes, but first you are required to have a written HACCP plan available for review upon inspection if the items are Potentially Hazardous Food. See page 70 of State of Maine Food Code, 2013 -
http://www.maine.gov/dhhs/mecdc/environmental-health/el/site-
files/rules/Food%20Code%20October%202013..pdf
or call 874-8365 for more
information on specific requirements.

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