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Title 21Chapter ISubchapter APart 1Subpart K → §1.378

Title 21: Food and Drugs
Subpart K—Administrative Detention of Food for Human or Animal Consumption

§1.378   What criteria does FDA use to order a detention?

An officer or qualified employee of FDA may order the detention of any article of food that is found during an inspection, examination, or investigation under the act if the officer or qualified employee has reason to believe that the article of food is adulterated or misbranded.

[76 FR 25541, May 5, 2011]

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