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Processed Fruit and Vegetable Inspection and Certification Services  
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Processed fruit and vegetable products may be inspected or graded under various grading programs tailored to fit most needs. USDA also provides services that include:

  • Inspection of processing plants for compliance with government or private buyer sanitation requirements.
  • Checking warehouse lots for condition of food containers and wholesomeness of product.
  • Case stamping to provide lot identity.
  • Checkloading to verify identity and quantity.
  • Inspection of military rations.

Please contact Specialty Crops Inspection (SCI) Division for additional information.
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