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Apple Storage (Controlled Atmosphere Refrigerated Facility Registration)


State Agriculture and Markets, Department of

Apples labeled "controlled atmosphere" must be stored under certain conditions in New York State. These rules are made by the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets.

"Controlled atmosphere" apples must be:
  • stored in an environment less than 5% oxygen; and
  • kept for 60-90 days.

NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets

Food Safety & Inspection Unit
10B Airline Drive
Albany, NY 12235
Phone (518) 485-5326
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