21 CFR 1.379 - How long may FDA detain an article of food?

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§ 1.379 How long may FDA detain an article of food?
(a) FDA may detain an article of food for a reasonable period that may not exceed 20 calendar days after the detention order is issued. However, an article may be detained for 10 additional calendar days if a greater period of time is required to institute a seizure or injunction action. The authorized FDA representative may approve the additional 10-calendar day detention period at the time the detention order is issued, or at any time within the 20-calendar day period by amending the detention order.
(b) The entire detention period may not exceed 30 calendar days.
(c) An authorized FDA representative may, in accordance with § 1.384, terminate a detention order before the expiration of the detention period.

Title 21 published on 2013-04-01

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  • 2014-04-04; vol. 79 # 65 - Friday, April 4, 2014
    1. 79 FR 18799 - Establishment, Maintenance, and Availability of Records: Amendment to Record Availability Requirements
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      Final rule.
      This final rule is effective April 4, 2014.
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Title 21 published on 2013-04-01

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  • 2014-05-06; vol. 79 # 87 - Tuesday, May 6, 2014
    1. 79 FR 25758 - Administrative Destruction of Certain Drugs Refused Admission to the United States
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