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Guidance Table

Table 3F

Dressings and Condiments

Process-related biological, chemical, and physical hazards

Category Number Subcategory Storage Conditions Hazards Example Products
Condiments 1a Mayonnaise Shelf-Stable Bacterial growth and/or toxin formation due to poor formulation control,Recontamination due to lack of container integrity,Undeclared allergens - Incorrect label,Undeclared allergens - cross- contact,Metal,Glass (when product packed in glass) Mayonnaise (Regular and Lite), Chipotle Mayonnaise, Mayonnaise, Wasabi Mayonnaise, Sweet Chili Mayonnaise
Condiments 1b Mayonnaise Refrigerated 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,Recontamination due to lack of container integrity,Undeclared allergens - Incorrect label,Undeclared allergens - cross- contact,Metal,Glass (when product packed in glass) Mayonnaise (Regular and Lite), Chipotle Mayonnaise, Mayonnaise, Wasabi Mayonnaise, Sweet Chili Mayonnaise
Condiments 2a Mustard Shelf-Stable Recontamination due to lack of container integrity,Metal,Glass (when product packed in glass) Yellow, Spicy, Sriracha Mustard, Garlic and Oregano Mustard
Condiments 2b Mustard Refrigerated Recontamination with environmental pathogens,Recontamination due to lack of container integrity,Metal,Glass (when product packed in glass) Yellow, Spicy, Sriracha Mustard, Garlic and Oregano Mustard
Condiments 3 Ketchup Shelf-Stable Bacterial growth and/or toxin formation due to poor formulation control,Recontamination due to lack of container integrity,Metal,Glass (when product packed in glass) Tomato Ketchup
Condiments 4 Vinegar Shelf-Stable Glass (when product packed in glass) Balsamic, Apple Cider, Wine Vinegar, Grape Vinegar
Condiments 5 Other Condiments Shelf-Stable Bacterial pathogen survival of a lethal treatment,Bacterial growth and/or toxin formation due to poor formulation control,Recontamination due to lack of container integrity,Undeclared allergens - Incorrect label,Undeclared allergens - cross- contact,Chemical hazards due to mis- formulation (e.g. sulfites, yellow #5),Metal,Glass (when product packed in glass) Soy Sauce, Worcestershire Sauce, Horseradish Sauce, Steak Sauce, Tabasco Sauce
Salad Dressings 6a Dressings, salad (prepared) Shelf-Stable Bacterial pathogen survival of a lethal treatment,Bacterial growth and/or toxin formation due to poor formulation control,Recontamination with environmental pathogens,Recontamination due to lack of container integrity,Undeclared allergens - Incorrect label,Undeclared allergens - cross- contact,Chemical hazards due to mis- formulation (e.g. sulfites, yellow #5),Metal,Glass (when product packed in glass) Berries and Balsamic, Ranch, Spinach Vinaigrette, Caesar, Blue Cheese Vinaigrette, Sesame Dressing, Yogurt-based salad dressings
Salad Dressings 6b Dressings, salad (prepared) Refrigerated Bacterial pathogen survival of a lethal treatment,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,Recontamination due to lack of container integrity,Undeclared allergens - Incorrect label,Undeclared allergens - cross- contact,Chemical hazards due to mis- formulation (e.g. sulfites, yellow #5),Metal,Glass (when product packed in glass) Berries and Balsamic, Ranch, Spinach Vinaigrette, Caesar, Blue Cheese Vinaigrette, Sesame Dressing, Yogurt-based salad dressings
Salad Dressings 7 Dry Mixes Shelf-Stable Recontamination with environmental pathogens,Undeclared allergens - Incorrect label,Undeclared allergens - cross- contact,Metal Dried mixes to be added to oil, water, and vinegar
Dips 8a Dips and spreads Shelf-Stable Bacterial pathogen survival of a lethal treatment,Bacterial growth and/or toxin formation due to poor formulation control,Recontamination with environmental pathogens,Recontamination due to lack of container integrity,Undeclared allergens - Incorrect label,Undeclared allergens - cross- contact,Chemical hazards due to mis- formulation (e.g. sulfites, yellow #5),Metal,Glass (when product packed in glass) Guacamole, Salsa, Dairy-based Dips and Spreads, Bean Dips, Vegetable Dips, Taco Dip, cheese spreads, parmesan and asiago dip, 7 layer dip
Dips 8b Dips and spreads Refrigerated Bacterial pathogen survival of a lethal treatment,Bacterial growth and/or toxin formation due to lack of time/temperature control,Bacterial growth and/or toxin formation due to poor formulation control,Bacterial growth and/or toxin formation due to reduced oxygen packaging,Recontamination with environmental pathogens,Recontamination due to lack of container integrity,Undeclared allergens - Incorrect label,Undeclared allergens - cross- contact,Chemical hazards due to mis- formulation (e.g. sulfites, yellow #5),Metal,Glass (when product packed in glass) Guacamole, Salsa, Dairy-based Dips and Spreads, Bean Dips, Vegetable Dips, Taco Dip, cheese spreads, parmesan and asiago dip, 7 layer dip
Dips 9 Dips and spreads, dry Shelf-Stable Recontamination with environmental pathogens,Undeclared allergens - Incorrect label,Undeclared allergens - cross- contact,Metal Dry Dips, Dry Dairy-based Dips and Spreads (e.g., Vegetable Dip Seasoning, Toasted Onion Dip Mix)