Inspections, Compliance, Enforcement, and Criminal Investigations
CPG Sec. 550.150 Apricots - Canned - Adulteration with Insects
REGULATORY ACTION GUIDANCE:
The following represents the criteria for direct reference seizure to Division of Compliance Management and Operations (HFC-210) and for direct citation by the District Offices:
A minimum of 10 subsamples is required for examination.
The apricots contain an average of 2 percent or more by count of insect infested or insect damaged fruit.
Seizures of these products must be discussed with the U.S. Department of Agriculture. *E-mail* or FAX the following information to CFSAN/Office of *Compliance*/Division of Enforcement (HFS-605) and await reply before proceeding:
|Sample Number||Date of Shipment|
|Amount of Lot||Shipper|
Article adulterated when introduced into and while in interstate commerce within the meaning of 21 U.S.C. 342(a)(3) in that it consists wholly or in part of a filthy substance by reason of presence therein of insects, insect fragments, insect webbing, insect excreta and insect damaged apricots.
*Material between asterisks is new or revised*
Revised: 3/95, 5/2005