Visual Reference Library - Corn
C - Flood Damage
Portion for Analysis: Approximately 250 grams
EXPLANATION: FDA considers flood water to be inherently insanitary and deems grains, oilseeds, feed, and feed ingredients (including distillers grains) and food that has been in contact with flood water to be unfit for human consumption or animal feed, unless reconditioned. In accordance with the FGIS-FDA Memorandum of Understanding, FGIS reports to FDA certain lots of grain, rice pulses, or food products, which are considered "actionable" under the Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FDA).
Last updated August 2011