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Guidance Table

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Grains, Beans and Grain Products

Potential ingredient or other food-related biological hazards

Category Number Subcategory Storage Conditions Hazards Example Products
Grains 1 Raw grains Shelf-Stable Bacillus cereus,Pathogenic E. coli Wheat, Rye, Sorghum, Oats, Barley, Triticale, Buckwheat, Corn, Soy, Rice, Teff, Amaranth, Millet, Quinoa
Grains 2 Heat-treated grains Shelf-Stable Salmonella spp. Toasted oats, Puffed rice
Beans 3 Single component whole, dried Shelf-Stable Bacillus cereus,Clostridium botulinum,C. perfringens,Pathogenic E. coli,Salmonella spp. Soybean, Kidney, Haricot, Lima, Pinto, Navy, Azuki, Mung, Black Gram, Scarlet Runner, Ricebean, Moth, Tepary; Horse, Broad, Field; Garden Pea; Chickpea; Cowpea/Black- eyed Pea; Pigeon Pea; Lentil; Bambara Groundnut; Vetch; Lupins; Lablab/hyacinth, Jack, Sword, Winged Bean, Velvet Bean, Yam Bean
Beans 4 Single component bean/pea/corn: paste Shelf-Stable Bacillus cereus,Clostridium botulinum,C. perfringens,Pathogenic E. coli,Salmonella spp.,L. monocytogenes Bean paste, Tahini, Hummus
Beans 5a Single Component Cooked Beans - no sauce Refrigerated Bacillus cereus,Clostridium botulinum,C. perfringens,Salmonella spp.,L. monocytogenes Lima beans, Black-eyed peas, Lentils, Chickpeas, Kidney Beans, Peas, Edamame
Beans 5b Single Component Cooked Beans - no sauce Frozen NOT Ready-to-Eat (NRTE) Bacillus cereus,C. perfringens,Salmonella spp.,L. monocytogenes Lima beans, Black-eyed peas, Lentils, Chickpeas, Kidney Beans, Peas, Edamame
Beans 5c Single Component Cooked Beans - no sauce Frozen Ready-to-Eat (RTE) Bacillus cereus,C. perfringens,Salmonella spp.,L. monocytogenes Lima beans, Black-eyed peas, Lentils, Chickpeas, Kidney Beans, Peas, Edamame
Milled Grain Products 6 Flour Shelf-Stable Bacillus cereus,Pathogenic E. coli,Salmonella spp.,L. monocytogenes Wheat, Oats, Barley, Rye, Buckwheat, Millet, Amaranth, Quinoa, Soy
Milled Grain Products 7 Rice and rice products Shelf-Stable Bacillus cereus,Salmonella spp. White or Brown Rice, Sticky/sweet Rice, Basmati Rice, Jasmine Rice, Arborio rice, Rice-based noodles
Milled Grain Products 8 Seed or bean: Pulse Shelf-Stable Bacillus cereus Garbanzo (Gram), Soy, Lentil, Sesame
Milled Grain Products 9 Malt Shelf-Stable Salmonella spp. Malted Barley
Milled Grain Products 10 Corn Shelf-Stable Salmonella spp. Cornmeal, Corn Flour
Other Milled Products 11 Root flours Shelf-Stable Bacillus cereus,Salmonella spp. Potato, Cassava
Other Milled Products 12 Starch products Shelf-Stable Bacillus cereus,Salmonella spp. Cornstarch, Potato Starch, Wheat Starch
Grain-based Cereal Products 13a Cereal Products without Inclusions: Ready-to-Eat Shelf-Stable Bacillus cereus,Salmonella spp.,S. aureus Dry Cereals
Grain-based Cereal Products 13b Cereal Products with Inclusions: Ready-to-Eat Shelf-Stable Bacillus cereus,Salmonella spp.,S. aureus Granola with Raisins and Nuts, Cereals with Marshmallows, Nuts, Chocolate, Confectionary Bits
Grain-based Cereal Products 14 Breakfast food: Not Ready-to-Eat Shelf-Stable Bacillus cereus,Salmonella spp.,S. aureus Oatmeal, Farina, Oat Bran, Cream of Wheat, Grits
Grain-based Cereal Products 15 Cereal products, N.E. C. Shelf-Stable Bacillus cereus,Salmonella spp.,S. aureus Cereal Bars and Other Nutrition Bars (Baked)
Pasta Products 16a Unfilled Pasta (not ready to eat) Refrigerated Bacillus cereus,Clostridium botulinum,Salmonella spp.,L. monocytogenes,S. aureus Spaghetti, Linguini, Rotini
Pasta Products 16b Unfilled Pasta (not ready to eat) Frozen Bacillus cereus,Clostridium botulinum,Salmonella spp.,L. monocytogenes,S. aureus Spaghetti, Linguini, Rotini
Pasta Products 17a Filled Par-Boiled Pasta (not ready to eat) Refrigerated Bacillus cereus,Clostridium botulinum,Pathogenic E. coli,Salmonella spp.,L. monocytogenes,S. aureus Mushroom Ravioli, Cheese Tortellini
Pasta Products 17b Filled Par-Boiled Pasta (not ready to eat) Frozen Bacillus cereus,Clostridium botulinum,Pathogenic E. coli,Salmonella spp.,L. monocytogenes,S. aureus Mushroom Ravioli, Cheese Tortellini
Pasta Products 18 Dried pasta (not ready-to-eat) Shelf-Stable Bacillus cereus,Salmonella spp.,S. aureus Spaghetti, Egg Noodles