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

§ 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.

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  • 2017-04-06; vol. 82 # 65 - Thursday, April 6, 2017
    1. 82 FR 16733 - Waivers From Requirements of the Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food Rule
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      The waivers are effective as of April 6, 2017.
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