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Import Alerts: Specific Method/Preparation Recommendations

This page provides specific method recommendations and special instructions for certain import alerts.

Import alerts inform the FDA's field staff and the public that the agency has enough evidence to allow for Detention Without Physical Examination (DWPE) of products that appear to be in violation of the FDA's laws and regulations.

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Import Alert Number Import Alert Topic Related Instructional Documents

IA 16-35

Detention Without Physical Examination of Raw And Cooked Shrimp from India

IA 16-137 Detention Without Physical Examination of Seafood Due to Hepatitis A Contamination .

IA 21-07

Detention Without Physical Examination of Tamarind Products (Fresh and/or Processed) from All Shippers from All Countries Due to Filth
IA 21-17 Countrywide Detention Without Physical Examination of Papaya from Mexico.
IA 22-01 Detention Without Physical Examination of Cantaloupes from Mexico

IA 25-05

Detention Without Physical Examination of Dried Fungus (Mushrooms) from Hong Kong and PROC for Filth

IA 33-15 Detention Without Physical Examination of Gel Candies Containing Konjac
IA 45-02 Detention Without Physical Examination and Guidance of Foods Containing Illegal and/or Undeclared Colors
IA 53-06 Detention Without Physical Examination Of Cosmetics That are Adulterated and/or Misbranded Due to Color Additive Violations
IA 99-19 Detention Without Physical Examination Of Food Products Due To The Presence Of Salmonella
IA 99-23 Detention Without Physical Examination of ***Produce Due to Contamination With Human Pathogens
IA 99-35 Detention Without Physical Examination of Fresh Produce That Appears To Have Been Prepared, Packed or Held Under Insanitary Conditions

IA 99-46

Detention Without Physical Examination of Imported Human Foods Due to Filth
IA 99-47 Detention Without Physical Examination of Human Food Products That Appear to be Adulterated for Economic Gain 

 

 

 

 
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