a. Normal Issue. The product has no, or very little, deterioration present and
can be handled and used in the manner for which it was procured.
b. Rework, Repack, Recoup. The product or food item has deterioration
present but part of the product is still serviceable or useable. Remove the deteriorated
product from the lot, consolidate the good into another lot, and issue that useable lot.
c. Overissue. The product has deterioration present. The percent loss or
deterioration is determined by the veterinary food inspection specialist. The
accountable officer will issue more product than requested to compensate for the
percent deterioration or loss. The amount of overissue will equal the percent loss.
d. Issue by (Date). The product shows signs of deterioration. The veterinary
food inspection specialist will estimate the remaining shelf life and recommend issue by
e. Consume by (Date). This product also shows signs of deterioration. The
veterinary food inspection specialist estimates the remaining shelf life and then
recommends consumption of the product by this date.
f. Hold. A determination on the condition of the product is made. In the course
of the inspection, it is found that the product needs to be sent either to the laboratory for
testing and analysis or held for further inspection. Therefore, the product is suspended
g. Condemn. The product is found to be unfit for human consumption or for its
intended purpose. The item will be disposed of through accepted local channels
according to unit standing operating procedures (SOP).
h. Issue Locally. The product is not suitable for shipment. The item must be
utilized locally and a like product, that is in better condition, must be shipped.
i. Priority Issue. This recommendation is applicable to DPSC perishable
subsistence. This term indicates a decrease in serviceability. The product is to be
issued as soon as possible.
Other terms may be listed in documents pertaining to specific situations. The
terms "Issue by (date)" and "Consume by (date)" allow the accountableofficer
to use any method he desires to move the product.