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close this bookCARE Food Manual (CARE , 1998, 355 p.)
close this folderChapter 8 - Food receipt and dispatch
close this folderII. Receipt of Food
close this folderB. Procedures for Receiving Food
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View the document3. Damaged Packages

3. Damaged Packages

Damaged packages are evidenced by:

· Short-weight bags or containers
· Leaking, broken or torn bags or containers
· Wet, stained or moldy bags or containers
· Rusted or bulging containers
· Feces from rodents in bags or containers
· Insect-infested bags or containers.

Segregate damaged food and either:

· Repackage
· Fumigate infested food
· Dispose of food declared to be unfit for human consumption.

See Losses and Claims on repackaging and disposing of unfit food.