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Grading, Certification and Verification
Processed Products Inspection and Certification  
Processed Products Branch
AMS Fruit and Vegetable Programís Specialty Crops Inspection (SCI) Division offers a broad range of product certification and acceptance services for canned, frozen, and dehydrated fruits, vegetables, and related products. These services can be tailored to meet specific requirements and can include quality assurance monitoring as well as expert product grading and certification. Evaluations can be based on official U.S. grade standards, Commercial Item Descriptions (CID), or on processor or buyer quality and condition requirements. These user fee services are available upon request to anyone who has a financial interest in these commodities.

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  • SCI has revised its Application for Inspection and Certificate of Sampling (form FV-356) and Domestic Origin Verification (DOV) Program Application for Service (FV-DOV-1). The revised (fill-able) forms can be found here.

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  Last Modified Date: 05/29/2014