TABLE G 1/ 2/ 3/ 4/ 5/ 6/ Closed Package Inspection of Food Components
MAJOR A MAJOR B MINOR
Tear/cut/hole/open seal in primary package of peanut
butter, cheese spread, or thermostabilized component.
Rodent damage/insect infestation of accessory bag.
Complete loss of menu.
Tear/cut/hole/open seal in primary package (other than
those covered by defect 402 or 608).
Inadequate vacuum, and/or delamination with
moderate to extreme effect on product.
Visible tear/cut/hole open seam in accessory bag.
Rupture of normal appearing cheese spread or peanut
butter package when kneaded.
Exhibiting delamination that ruptures when tested.
Inadequate vacuum, product not affected or only
Unserviceable carton (e.g., carton missing, severely
torn, flaps not glued).
Tear/cut/hole/open seal or loose lid (hot sauce) in
package of ancillary component.
Any component, other than dehydrated, exhibiting
delamination or spreading that does not rupture when
tested. Product not affected or only slightly affected.
Any dehydrated component exhibiting delamination
that does not rupture when tested.
For use with Table D and Table E (Tables 3-4 and 3-5).
Cake items often exhibit more internal air than thermostabilized items. Do not score as
swellers solely caused by their naturally puffy appearance.
Score when one or more defective components cause the entire menu to be
unserviceable. For example, one or more leaking, ruptured, or contaminated packages may
effect the other components.
This defect does not apply to inner wrapper of freeze-dried components.
See component Monograph (defects 507 & 606 apply to vacuum packaged items only).
See component Monograph.
Table 3-7. Closed package inspection of food components and accessory bag items.