Commercial Item Descriptions (CIDs)

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  • 8905: Fish, Meat, Poultry, & Shellfish
  • 8910: Dairy Foods & Eggs
  • 8915: Fruits, Juices, Nectar, & Vegetables
  • 8920: Bakery & Cereal Products
  • 8925: Confectionary, Nuts, & Sugars
  • 8930: Jams, Jellies, Peanut Butter, & Preserves
  • 8935: Bouillons, Soups, Soup & Gravy Bases
  • 8940: Dietary Foods & Foods Specialty Preparation
  • 8945: Fats & Food Oils
  • 8950: Condiments & Related Products
  • 8955: Cocoa, Coffee, & Tea
  • 8960: Beverages & Beverage Mixes, Nonalcoholic & Water
  • 8970: Composite Food Packages
  • Miscellaneous
 
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FSC 8905: Fish, Meat, Poultry, & Shellfish
CID Date QAPKG Date Description
A-A-20081G 28-NOV-17 A-A-20081F 01-FEB-12 Bacon, Precooked, Sliced, in Flexible Pouches
A-A-20155 USDA A-A-20155D 14-OCT-09,
w/change 01,
28-MAR-16
Tuna, Canned or Flexible Pouch
A-A-20158 USDA A-A-20158E 02-MAR-10 Salmon, Canned or in Flexible Pouches
A-A-20343B 04-FEB-19 A-A-20343A 01-FEB-12 Beef Chunks and Beef Broth, Canned or in Flexible Pouches
A-A-20352B 19-JUL-12,
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29-JAN-14
A-A-20352B 23-MAY-14,
w/change 05,
15-MAY-18
Chicken Chunks, White, Canned or in Flexible Pouches
A-A-20361A 16-APR-15 A-A-20361 03-MAR-10,
w/change 02,
21-NOV-12
Chicken Breast Fillets, Seasoned, in Flexible Pouches
 
FSC 8910: Dairy Foods & Eggs
CID Date QAPKG Date Description
A-A-20085D 13-JAN-11 A-A-20085C 29-NOV-01 Milk, Dry, Nonfat
 
FSC 8915: Fruits, Juices, Nectar, & Vegetables
CID Date QAPKG Date Description
A-A-20032 USDA     Potatoes, White, Dehydrated
A-A-20042 USDA     Bean Sprouts, Canned
A-A-20070F 29-AUG-18     Peppers, Green & Red
A-A-20120F 05-MAY-16     Vegetables, Mixed, Canned
A-A-20134 USDA     Beans, Dried; Pork and Beans; and Baked Beans; Canned
A-A-20252 USDA     Fruit Purees
A-A-20299C 03-NOV-15 A-A-20299B 12-SEP-11 Fruits, Infused and Dried
A-A-20317 USDA     Flavored Applesauce Blends
A-A-20365 30-AUG-12,
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03-DEC-12
A-A-20365 31-DEC-12 Fruits, Freeze Dried
 
FSC 8920: Bakery & Cereal Products
CID Date QAPKG Date Description
A-A-20000 USDA A-A-20000B 15-NOV-00 Cereal, Prepared, Ready-to-Eat
A-A-20035E 23-OCT-15 A-A-20035D 15-JAN-10 Hominy Grits, Enriched
A-A-20062F 11-AUG-15     Pasta Products, Enriched
A-A-20090F 01-APR-14 A-A-20090E 03-MAR-11 Cereals, Rolled Oats
A-A-20108 USDA A-A-20108A 07-JAN-00 Cereals, Wheat, Quick-Cooking & Instant
A-A-20126F 29-DEC-08 A-A-20126D 29-NOV-01 Flour
A-A-20181 USDA     Bakery Mixes, Prepared
A-A-20211C 07-JAN-14 A-A-20211B 01-OCT-07,
w/change 01,
01-MAR-10
Toaster Pastry
A-A-20288 USDA     Sweet Dough Rolls, Fresh or Frozen
A-A-20295D 30-APR-13,
w/change,
02-DEC-13
A-A-20295C
(MRE)


A-A-20295D
(Poly Tray)
27-JUL-12,
w/change 01,
23-JAN-15

31-DEC-13,
w/change 01,
05-JAN-17
Cookies
A-A-20301 USDA A-A-20301 28-DEC-98 Cereal Treats, Marshmallow
 
FSC 8925: Confectionery, Nuts, & Sugars
CID Date QAPKG Date Description
A-A-20124E 15-MAR-17 A-A-20124D 14-SEP-09 Syrup
A-A-20135E 03-JUN-15 A-A-20135B 29-NOV-01 Sugar, Refined, White, and Sugar, Brown
A-A-20164E 12-JUL-19 A-A-20164D 30-SEP-09,
w/change 02,
07-AUG-12
Nuts, Shelled, Roasted
A-A-20175E 21-FEB-13 A-A-20175D 30-APR-12 Chewing Gum
A-A-20177F 12-JUL-19,
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28-AUG-19
A-A-20177E 01-AUG-13 Candy and Chocolate Confections
 
FSC 8930: Jams, Jellies, Peanut Butter, & Preserves
CID Date QAPKG Date Description
A-A-20078D 11-SEP-15 A-A-20078C 25-SEP-09,
w/change 01,
21-FEB-13
Jelly, Fruit
A-A-20079D 11-SEP-15 A-A-20079C 25-SEP-09,
w/change 01,
21-FEB-13
Preserves (or Jams), Fruit
A-A-20328C 05-FEB-19,
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18-JUL-19
A-A-20328B 24-NOV-15 Nut Butters and Nut Spreads
A-A-20348A 30-NOV-11 A-A-20348 15-AUG-06 Fruit Butters
 
FSC 8935: Bouillons, Soups, Soup & Gravy Bases
CID Date QAPKG Date Description
A-A-20202B 30-NOV-11     Bouillon (Soup and Gravy Bases)
A-A-20297B 16-NOV-10,
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22-DEC-14
A-A-20297B 02-NOV-12,
w/change 01,
04-JAN-16
Soup, Noodle, Ramen, Instant
 
FSC 8940: Dietary Foods & Foods Specialty Preparation
CID Date QAPKG Date Description
A-A-20043D 25-OCT-16,
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18-SEP-19
A-A-20043D 19-JUL-17 Creamer, Non-Dairy, Dry
A-A-20051F 02-MAR-15     Puddings, Shelf Stable, Ready-to-Eat
A-A-20133 USDA     Sauce, Pasta, Tomato Based, Meatless
A-A-20161D 08-MAR-17     Pie Fillings, Fruit, Prepared
A-A-20178 USDA A-A-20178C 25-JUL-13 Sugar Substitutes
A-A-20195E 30-MAY-18,
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19-SEP-18
A-A-20195E 25-JUL-19 Snack Foods
A-A-20298C 15-SEP-15,
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20-JUL-16
A-A-20298C 24-NOV-15 Meat and Poultry Snacks, Cured
A-A-20344 USDA A-A-20344A 28-SEP-07 Dessert Powder, Pudding
A-A-20349A 22-AUG-11 A-A-20349A 31-JAN-12 Meatballs in Tomato Sauce, Canned or in Flexible Pouches
A-A-20350A 20-MAY-10 A-A-20350 31-OCT-05 Creamed Sauce with Beef, Canned or in Flexible Pouches
A-A-20351 USDA A-A-20351A 25-JUL-13 Natural Butter Flavor Granules, Spray-Dried
 
FSC 8945: Fats & Food Oils
CID Date QAPKG Date Description
A-A-20091D 07-MAY-02     Salad Oils, Vegetable
A-A-20100D 03-SEP-14,
w/change
08-JAN-15
    Shortening Compounds
 
FSC 8950: Condiments & Related Products
CID Date QAPKG Date Description
A-A-20001B 05-APR-10,
w/change,
24-SEP-14
A-A-20001B 08-JUN-15 Spice and Spice Blends
A-A-20036D 20-NOV-13 A-A-20036C 25-JUL-12 Mustard, Prepared
A-A-20087D 18-APR-12     Soy Sauce
A-A-20097G 12-JUL-19 A-A-20097F 24-JUL-14,
w/change 03,
28-MAR-19
Hot Sauce
A-A-20099D 24-NOV-15     Worcestershire Sauce
A-A-20140E 03-MAY-17 A-A-20140D 27-JUL-12 Mayonnaise, Salad Dressing, and Tartar Sauce
A-A-20210 USDA A-A-20210B 18-SEP-07 Salsa, Tomato Based
A-A-20259C 03-MAY-16 A-A-20259 15-NOV-00,
w/change 04,
04-AUG-06
Picante Sauce
A-A-20335B 21-NOV-12 A-A-20335B 25-JUL-13 Barbecue Sauce
A-A-20346B 21-FEB-14
w/change,
14-JAN-15
A-A-20346A 30-JUL-12 Ketchup
    Salt Monograph 31-JAN-00 Salt Monograph
 
FSC 8955: Cocoa, Coffee, & Tea
CID Date QAPKG Date Description
A-A-20183D 13-AUG-14 A-A-20183C 24-JUN-09 Tea, Instant
A-A-20184C 16-MAY-13,
w/change,
28-MAY-14
A-A-20184C 25-JUL-14 Coffee, Soluble
A-A-20336B 16-MAY-13,
w/change,
18-SEP-19
A-A-20336B 25-JUL-14 Drink Mixes, Coffee (Unflavored & Flavored)
 
FSC 8960: Beverages & Beverage Mixes, Nonalcoholic & Water
CID Date QAPKG Date Description
A-A-20098F 24-NOV-15 A-A-20098E 25-JUL-14 Beverage Bases (Powered)
A-A-20189C 03-AUG-12 A-A-20189C 27-MAY-15
w/ change 02
19-AUG-19
Cocoa Beverage Powder
A-A-20332D 13-MAY-14 A-A-20332C 24-AUG-09,
w/change 02,
24-MAY-11
Water, Drinking Emergency
 
FSC 8970: Composite Food Packages
CID Date QAPKG Date Description
A-A-20331A 03-DEC-10,
w/change,
24-SEP-14
A-A-20331A 16-APR-12,
w/change 01,
23-OCT-14
Food Packet, Survival
 
Miscellaneous
CID Date QAPKG Date Description
A-A-461C 11-JAN-16 A-A-461B 20-JUL-01 Hand Cleaner (Pre-Moistened Paper Towelette in Packet)
A-A-2577B 12-JAN-11     Cup, Disposable: Lid, Disposable Cup
A-A-3012A 17-MAY-06,
w/change,
20-JUL-06
    Dining Packets
A-A-3109B 25-MAY-06,
w/change,
01-MAR-17
    Fork, Knife, and Spoon, Picnic (Plastic)
A-A-50179C 21-SEP-15     Pans, With/Without Covers, Food Serving, Rectangular, Soup Tureen and Round Insets For Hot Food Tables and Cold Food Counters
A-A-52190C 19-OCT-15     Dispenser, Liquid, Insulated
A-A-52193G 24-FEB-15     Food Container, Insulated, with Inserts
A-A-52202C 18-APR-12     Opener, Can, Hand, for Tray Packs & Round Cans
A-A-52217C 07-FEB-12     Tray, Mess, Compartmented
A-A-59489B 25-MAY-11 A-A-59489 23-MAR-00 Matches, Safety
A-A-59594A 01-JUN-11 A-A-59594A 03-JUL-12 Toilet Tissue, Institutional
A-A-59692 24-OCT-01     Adhesive, Water-Resistant (For Closure of Fiberboard Boxes)