COMPLIANCE POLICY GUIDE (CPG)
CPG Sec. 585.500 Mushrooms, Canned or Dried (Freeze-Dried or Dehydrated) - Adulteration Involving Maggots, Mites, Decomposition November 2005
The following represents the criteria for recommending legal action to the CFSAN/Office of *Compliance*/Division of Enforcement (HFS-605):
Analyze for maggots or mites by AOAC 44.115-44.116, 14th edition or subsequent current revision. Analyze for decomposition by Macronalytical Procedures Manual V-100. Actionable if examination of minimum of six 100 g portions of drained canned mushrooms and proportionate amounts of liquid (contents of each can analyzed separately), or a minimum of six 15 g portions of dried mushrooms, from one code in lot shows one or more of the following:
- Maggots -- An average of 20 or more maggots of any size per 100 g of drained mushrooms and the proportionate liquid, or an average of 20 or more maggots of any size per 15 g of dried mushrooms;
orAn average of 5 or more maggots that are 2 mm or longer per 100 g portion of drained mushrooms and the proportionate liquid, or an average of 5 or more maggots that are 2 mm or longer per 15 g of dried mushrooms.
- Mites -- An average of 75 or more mites per 100 g of drained mushrooms and the proportionate liquid, or an average of 75 or more mites per 15 g of dried mushrooms.
- Decomposition -- An average of 10%; or more decomposed mushrooms by weight.
*Material between asterisks is new or revised*
Revised: 12/8/88, 3/95, 5/2005
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