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Laboratory Verification Program for Pork - Removal from the Program  
A. Voluntary Removal

A laboratory may voluntarily remove itself from the program at any time by written request to the AMS Program Manager.

B. Involuntary Removal

A laboratory may be involuntarily removed from the verification program for the following reasons:

1. Failure to use methods and procedures specified by AMS.

2. Failure to report required testing results in an expeditious manner.

3. Falsification of analytical results.

A laboratory that has been removed from the program due to poor analytical performance must wait six months before reapplying. A laboratory that has been removed from the program due to falsification of analytical results may not reapply.

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  Last Modified Date: 01/14/2013