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Guidance Table

Table 3M

Oils and Oils Products

Process-related biological, chemical, and physical hazards

Category Number Subcategory Storage Conditions Hazards Example Products
Oil Products 1 Cooking Oils Shelf-Stable Undeclared allergens - Incorrect label,Undeclared allergens - cross- contact,Glass (when product packed in glass) Corn, Soy Bean, Peanut, Safflower, Sesame, Cotton Seed, Canola, Olive, Sunflower, Blends
Oil Products 2 Margarines and other spreads Shelf-Stable Bacterial growth and/or toxin formation due to lack of time/temperature control,Bacterial growth and/or toxin formation due to poor formulation control,Recontamination with environmental pathogens,Undeclared allergens - Incorrect label,Undeclared allergens - cross- contact,Metal Oleomargarine
Oil Products 3 Shortening Shelf-Stable Bacterial growth and/or toxin formation due to lack of time/temperature control,Bacterial growth and/or toxin formation due to poor formulation control,Recontamination with environmental pathogens,Undeclared allergens - Incorrect label,Undeclared allergens - cross- contact,Metal Vegetable, Imitation/Substitute Vegetable Shortening