.01 Scope.

This chapter:

A. Provides the minimum food safety and sanitation requirements for food processing plants, including warehouses and transfer stations, and the transportation of food;

B. Establishes, along with COMAR 10.15.03, the standards of the Maryland Department of Health's part of a program jointly administered with the Maryland Department of Agriculture under COMAR 15.04.01 and 15.11.11 to control Salmonella Enteritidis in shell eggs and egg-producing chickens; and

C. Is not intended to govern a meat processing plant that solely processes meat products under the regulation and inspection of the United States Department of Agriculture in accordance with the Code of Federal Regulations.