To be further processed to eliminate microbial hazards.
In accordance with the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) preventive controls for Human Food Rules (21 CFR 117.136), Food in Bulk hereby notifies you that the product you are receiving is a raw product from agricultural sources and it is reasonable to assume that it may contain microorganisms of public health significance and it is not subjected to validated interventions to eliminate the hazard. As required by the regulation, the product must be subjected to validated preventive controls to eliminate the identified hazard before being introduced for consumption.
The Products described or marked as Raw are subject to the warning: “WARNING: THIS PRODUCT IS A RAW OR UNDERCOOKED FOOD PRODUCT (1) THAT IS NOT SAFE TO CONSUME AS IS, (2) MAY CONTAIN HARMFUL PATHOGENS THAT CAN CAUSE SERIOUS ILLNESS IF CONSUMED AS IS, AND (3) MUST BE FURTHER COOKED OR PROCESSED TO KILL SUCH ILLNESS-CAUSING PATHOGENS BEFORE IT IS SAFE TO CONSUME”. LEXUNDER INC ONLY SELLS SUCH RAW PRODUCTS UPON A BUYER’S RECEIPT AND ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF THIS EXPRESS WARNING. LEXUNDER INC HEREBY DISCLAIMS ANY WARRANTIES FOR THE RAW PRODUCT AND SHALL NOT HAVE ANY LIABILITY FOR, OR ATTRIBUTABLE TO, THE RAW PRODUCT, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE PURCHASE, RECEIPT, STORAGE, HANDLING, USE, RESALE, OR RECALL OF THE RAW PRODUCT BY BUYER OR ITS CUSTOMERS OR CONSUMERS.”