Chapter 15 - Low-Acid and Acidified Low-Acid Foods in Hermetically Sealed Containers (Canned Foods)
15.8 End Product Specification

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Microbiological, chemical, physical or extraneous material specifications may be required depending on the nature of the food. Such specifications should include sampling procedures, analytical methodology and limits for acceptance.

To the extent possible under good manufacturing practice the products shall be free from objectionable matter.

The products shall be commercially sterile, and not contain any substances originating from microorganisms in amounts which may represent a hazard to health.

The products shall be free from chemical pollutants in amounts which may represent a hazard to health.

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