19 U.S. Code § 2575b - Subpart definitions
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Notwithstanding section 2571 of this title, for purposes of this subpart—
(2) Approval procedure
The term “approval procedure” means any registration, notification, or other mandatory administrative procedure for—
in a food, beverage, or feedstuff prior to permitting the use of the additive or the marketing of a food, beverage, or feedstuff containing the additive or contaminant.
The term “contaminant” includes pesticide and veterinary drug residues and extraneous matter.
(4) Control or inspection procedure
The term “control or inspection procedure” means any procedure used, directly or indirectly, to determine that a sanitary or phytosanitary measure is fulfilled, including sampling, testing, inspection, evaluation, verification, monitoring, auditing, assurance of conformity, accreditation, registration, certification, or other procedure involving the physical examination of a good, of the packaging of a good, or of the equipment or facilities directly related to production, marketing, or use of a good, but does not mean an approval procedure.
(6) Risk assessment
The term “risk assessment” means an evaluation of—
(A) the potential for the introduction, establishment or spread of a pest or disease and associated biological and economic consequences; or
(7) Sanitary or phytosanitary measure
(A) In general
The term “sanitary or phytosanitary measure” means a measure to—
(i) protect animal or plant life or health in the United States from risks arising from the introduction, establishment, or spread of a pest or disease;
(ii) protect human or animal life or health in the United States from risks arising from the presence of an additive, contaminant, toxin, or disease-causing organism in a food, beverage, or feedstuff;
(iii) protect human life or health in the United States from risks arising from a disease-causing organism or pest carried by an animal or plant, or a product thereof; or
The form of a sanitary or phytosanitary measure includes—