Product

Level

Reference

Clams, oysters, and mussels, fresh or frozen—domestic

Microbiological—

  1. E. coli or fecal coliform—1 or more of 5 subs exceeding MPN of 330/100 grams or 2 or more exceeding 230/100 grams;

  2. APC—1 or more of 5 subs exceeding 1,500,000/gram or 2 or more exceeding 500,000/gram.

Compliance Program 7303.842

Salt-cured, air-dried uneviscerated fish

Not permitted in commerce (Note: small fish exemption).

Sec 540.650 Compliance Policy Guide

Tuna, mahi mahi, and related fish

Histamine—500 ppm based on toxicity. 50 ppm defect action level, because histamine is generally not uniformly distributed in a decomposed fish. Therefore, 50 ppm is found in one section, there is the possibility that other units may exceed 500 ppm.

Sec 540.525 Compliance Policy Guide

All fish

Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs)—2 ppm (edible portion).a

21 CFR 109.30

Fin fish and shellfish

Aldrin and dieldrin—0.3 ppm (edible portion).

Sec 575.100 Compliance Policy Guide

Frog legs

Benzene hexachloride—0.3 ppm (edible portion).

Sec 575.100 Compliance Policy Guide

All fish

Chlordane—0.3 ppm (edible portion).

Sec 575.100 Compliance Policy Guide

All fish

Chlordecone—0.4 ppm crabmeat and 0.3 ppm in other fish (edible portion).

Sec 575.100 Compliance Policy Guide

All fish

DDT, TDE, and DDE—5 ppm (edible portion).

Sec 575.100 Compliance Policy Guide

All fish

Heptachlor and heptachlor epoxide—0.3 ppm (edible portion).

Sec 575.100 Compliance Policy Guide

All fish

Mirex—0.1 ppm (edible portion).

Sec 575.100 Compliance Policy Guide

All fish

Diquat—0.1 ppm.a

40 CFR 180.226



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