Inspections, Compliance, Enforcement, and Criminal Investigations

CPG Sec. 550.270 Currants - Adulteration Involving Wormy Fruits


The following represents criteria for direct reference seizure to the *Division of Compliance Management and Operations (HFC-210)* and for direct citation by District Offices:

The currants contain an average of 5% or more wormy fruits, by count.


Article adulterated (when introduced and while in interstate commerce) (while held for sale after introduction into interstate commerce), within the meaning of 21 U.S.C. 342(a)(3), in that it consists in part of a filthy substance by reason of the presence therein of wormy currants.

NOTE: Only use direct reference citation authority when prosecution is anticipated and evidence to support a prosecution is included with the adulteration charge. Evidence necessary to support a prosecution is specified in existing regulatory procedures issuances.

*Material between asterisks is new or revised*

Issued: 10/1/80, 11/1/81
Revised: 3/95

Page Last Updated: 03/20/2015
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