Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Registered Produce Warehouse (RPW) Program Manual of Procedures
Appendix IV - Letter re: Frequency Change - Normal to Tightened

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Canadian Food Inspection Agency
123 Anywhere Street
Somewhere, Province
Postal Code

Registered Produce Warehouse
123 Anywhere Street
Somewhere, Province
Postal Code

Dear (Operator's name):

As a registered establishment under Part X of the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Regulations, your facility was subject to a regularly scheduled monitoring visit on (insert date), at which time you were provided with the monitoring inspection report. At the time of the visit, your establishment was on a normal frequency of inspection level. This letter is to confirm that as a result of the following non-compliances, your establishment has now been placed on a tightened frequency of inspection level.

On (date), (quantity) of (produce) failed (grade declared) due to: (list of the defects):


A tightened frequency of inspection level requires that your establishment now be monitored at a rate of four (4) visits per four (4) week interval. Should any infractions be found during the tightened frequency of inspection level, this may result in suspension action.

You should be aware that during suspension, you will be obliged to have inspected every load shipped from your warehouse, as per Section 29(2) of the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Regulations. The set inspection fees will be charged.

As a registered establishment, you are required to meet the provisions of the Canada Agricultural Products Act and the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Regulations. If you have any questions in regard to this letter, please do not hesitate to contact this office.

Yours sincerely,


Inspection Manager
Area Program Specialist and/or Regional Program Officer
Regional Director
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