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Archived - Low-Acid and Acidified Low-Acid Foods In Hermetically Sealed Containers – Visual Inspection Protocol
3.0 Inspection Equipment

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It is recommended that inspectors be equipped with the following items during each inspection, however additional items may be required:

For the detailed inspection of the selected containers, and any reinspection, the light used must be a minimum of 100 foot candles or 1000 lux. If the inspector feels the lighting does not meet this requirement, a light meter should be used to evaluate the lighting.

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