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CPG Sec 525.425 Hops - Adulteration Involving Aphid Infestation March 1995

Final
Issued by:
Guidance Issuing Office
Office of Regulatory Affairs
Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition

REGULATORY ACTION GUIDANCE:

The following represents the criteria for direct reference seizure *requests to the Office of Human and Animal Food Operations (OHAFO) in consultation with the Office of Enforcement and Import Operations (OEIO) and CFSAN, and for direct citation by the appropriate Field Office within the Human and Animal Food Program*:

The hops contain an average of 2500 or more aphids per 10 grams.

REMARKS:

Since the majority of spices are imported, determine that the lot in question has not been previously examined and released by FDA as an import. If the lot has been examined and released previously, submit all available facts to *CFSAN/Office of Field Programs/Division of Enforcement (HFS-605)* for seizure consideration in the usual manner.

SPECIMEN CHARGE:

Article adulterated while held for sale after shipment in interstate commerce, within 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.

*Material between asterisks is new or revised.*

Issued: 10/1/80
Revised: 3/95


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