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CPG Sec 562.300 Foods - Net Weight November 2005

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


The following represents the criteria for recommending legal action to CFSAN/Office of *Compliance*/Division of Enforcement (HFS-605):

The sample shows an average (48 units examined) short weight of one percent or more.

Shrinkage, or other loss in weight due to storage or shipping conditions, and variations in tare weights have been ruled out as factors contributing significantly to the apparent shortage.

*Material between asterisks is new or revised.*

Issued: 11/21/79
Reissued: 2/1/89
Revised: 3/95, 5/2005

Updated: 11/29/05

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