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CPG Sec 585.400 Cowpeas (Black-Eyed Peas); Canned (Succulent Peas) - Adulteration by Insects November 2005

Final
Issued by:
Guidance Issuing Office
Office of Foods and Veterinary Medicine, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition
Office of Global Regulatory Operations and Policy, Office of Regulatory Affairs

The following represents the criteria for direct reference seizure * 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 peas contain an average of five or more cowpea curculio larvae or the equivalent per #2 can.

REMARKS:

Seizures involving these products must be discussed with the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Submit the following information *by e-mail* or FAX to CFSAN/Office of *Compliance*/Division of Enforcement (HFS-605) and await reply before proceeding:

Sample Number

Date of Shipment

Article Involved

Dealer

Amount of Lot

Shipper

Codes

Analytical Conclusions

SPECIMEN CHARGE:

The article was adulterated when introduced into and while in interstate commerce, and is adulterated while held for sale after shipment in interstate commerce within the meaning of said Act 21 U.S.C. 342(a)(3) in that it consists in part of a filthy substance by reason of the presence therein of insect larvae.

*Material between asterisks is new or revised.*

Issued: 11/21/79

Reissued: 10/1/80

Revised: 12/8/88, 3/95, 5/2005

Updated: 11/29/05


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