Regulation Name USA Code of Federal Regulation Title 21 Food and Drugs Parts 100 to 169
Notification date 1 April 2016
Enforcement date 1 April 2016

Summary by TTIA


Code of Federal Regulation Title 21 Food and Drugs Parts 100 to 169 , Revised as of April 1, 2016 Containing a codification of documents of general applicability and future effect As of April 1, 2016 Published by the Office of the Federal Register National Archives and Records Administration as a Special Edition of the Federal Register

Summary The Code of Federal Regulation Title 21 Food and Drugs is composed Requirements for canned tuna at part 161.90 The details are as follows. 1.Canned tuna is the food consisting of processed flesh of fish of the species 2.The fish included in the class known as tuna fish 3.The optional forms of processed tuna 4.Canned tuna, in any of the forms of pack specified 5.Canned tuna is packed 6.Canned tuna may be seasoned 7.For determination of the color 8.The specified names of the canned tuna and The standard of fill of container for canned tuna. The fish included in the class known as tuna fish are

  • Thunnus thynnus (Linnaeus, 1758)-Northern bluefin tuna
  • Thunnus maccoyii (Castelnau, 1872)-Southern bluefin tuna
  • Thunnus alalunga (Bonnaterre, 1788)-Albacore
  • Thunnus atlanticus (Lesson, 1830)-Blackfin tuna
  • Thunnus obesus (Lowe, 1839)-Bigeye tuna
  • Thunnus albacares (Bonnaterre, 1788)-Yellowfin tuna
  • Thunnus tonggol (Bleeker, 1851)-Longtail tuna
  • Katsuwonus pelamis (Linnaeus, 1758)-Skipjack tuna
  • Euthynnus alletteratus (Rafinesque, 1810)-Spotted tunny
  • Euthynnus lineatus Kishinouye, 1920-Black skipjack tuna
  • Euthynnus affinis (Cantor, 1849)-Kawakawa
  • Allothunnus fallai Serventy, 1948-Slender tuna
  • Auxis rochei (Risso, 1810)-Bullet tuna
  • Auxis thazard (Lacepede, 1800)-Frigate tuna