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Guidance Table

Table 2H

Fruits and Vegetables

Potential ingredient or other food-related chemical hazards

Category Number Subcategory Storage Conditions Hazards Example Products
Fresh Cut 1 Fresh cut vegetables Refrigerated Pesticides Leafy Greens (Single and Mixed Greens), Shredded Carrots, Avocado Chunks, Leafy green salad blends, Diced Onions, Cut Tomatoes, Sliced Mushrooms
Fresh Cut 2 Fresh cut fruits Refrigerated Mycotoxins/Natural toxins,Pesticides Mixed Fruit Salad; Packaged Single Fruits, Cut Melon, Apple Slices, Cut Pineapple, Cut Mango
Frozen 3 Vegetables Ready-to-Eat (RTE) Frozen Pesticides Broccoli, Carrots, Corn-sweet, Cauliflower, Garlic, Kale, Peas, Snow peas, Spinach
Frozen 4 Vegetables, Not Ready-to-Eat (NRTE) Frozen Pesticides Eggplants, Okra, Potatoes, Sweet potatoes, Winter squash
Frozen 5 Fruits Frozen Pesticides Raspberries, Melon, Blueberries, Sliced Strawberries, Tropical Fruit Blend, Mangoes, Pineapple
Refrigerated 6 Prepared Fruit Products Ready-to-Eat (RTE) Refrigerated Pesticides Cherry Mixed Fruit in Juice, Diced Peaches, Diced Pears, Red Grapefruit
Dried / Dehydrated 7 Dried Fruits Shelf-Stable Mycotoxins/Natural toxins,Pesticides Raisins, Cranberries, Papaya, Pineapple, Mango, Blends
Dried / Dehydrated 8 Dehydrated Vegetables Shelf-Stable Pesticides Peas, Celery, Onions, Carrots, Tomatoes, Green Beans, Wasabi Peas
Further Processed 9 Acidified Vegetables Shelf-Stable Pickled Cucumbers, Pickled Beets, Cocktail Onions, Pickled Turnips, Hearts of Palm, Capers, Roasted Peppers, Roasted Tomatoes, Salsas
Further Processed 9a Acidified Vegetables Refrigerated Pickled Cucumbers, Pickled Beets, Cocktail Onions, Pickled Turnips, Hearts of Palm, Capers, Roasted Peppers, Roasted Tomatoes, Salsas
Further Processed 11a Fermented Vegetables Shelf-Stable Sauerkraut, Pickles, Kimchi
Further Processed 11b Fermented Vegetables Refrigerated Sauerkraut, Pickles, Kimchi
Further Processed 12a Infused Oils Shelf-Stable Garlic in Oil, Chili Pepper Oil, Lemon Oil, Sun Dried Tomatoes in Oil
Further Processed 12b Infused Oils Refrigerated Garlic in Oil, Chili Pepper Oil, Lemon Oil, Sun Dried Tomatoes in Oil
Further Processed 13 Other Processed Fruits Shelf-Stable Mycotoxins/Natural toxins Jams, Jellies, Chutneys
Further Processed 14a Acid Pureed Fruits and Vegetables Shelf-Stable Applesauce, Flavored Applesauce, Tomato Paste, Tomato Puree, Apricot Puree
Further Processed 14b Acid Pureed Fruits and Vegetables Refrigerated Applesauce, Flavored Applesauce, Tomato Paste, Tomato Puree, Apricot Puree