FSIS is also a founding member of the Interagency Food Safety Analytics Collaboration (IFSAC), a high-level CDC, FDA, and FSIS workgroup formed in 2011 to investigate new attribution methods and develop a harmonized approach across all three agencies. Information about IFSAC is included below as well. Current FSIS Attribution Methodology.
FSIS is a science based agency, and applies the latest advances in food safety technologies to monitor chemical, microbiological and physical hazards in meat, poultry, and egg products. In addition, the Agency uses various strategies and technologies to conduct educational outreach to consumers.
FSIS will then oversee the production and labeling of foods derived from these cells, said Jeremiah Fasano, senior policy advisor at the FDA’s Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition.A: As USDA’s public health agency, FSIS is committed to ensuring the safety and wholesomeness of all imported meat, poultry, and processed egg products for American families. For the safety of our auditors, FSIS does not provide the dates when the auditors are scheduled to conduct in-country equivalence audits in a foreign country. FSIS has delayed both U.S. and foreign country audits in.On February 1, 2018, the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) of the U.S. Department of Agriculture proposed a regulation called “Modernization of Swine Slaughter Inspection” (83 Federal Register 4780.) The preamble to the proposed rule described an analysis conducted by FSIS to compare in-establishment worker injury rates between HIMP and traditional establishments from 2002 to 2010.
According to the USDA, consumers with questions about the recall can contact the JBS USA Consumer Hotline at (800) 727-2333, and anyone with food safety questions may call the toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline at 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854) or live chat via Ask USDA from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday.Read More
Your Fridge and Food Safety infographic produced by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).Read More
Under the new system, plant employees in swine slaughter establishments that choose to enter the program will conduct the manual sorting activities of carcasses currently handled by USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) workers before final FSIS inspection. In addition, FSIS is revoking the limitations on line speeds in hog slaughter plants. The new rules have divided opinions in the.Read More
USDA-FSIS Government Administration Washington, D.C. 20,012 followers Protecting the public’s health by ensuring the safety of meat, poultry, and processed egg products.Read More
The United States Department of Agriculture Food Safety Inspection Service (USDA FSIS) has announced its proposal to change specific requirements of the nutrition facts panel for meat and poultry products. These changes are similar to those finalized by the United States Food and Drug Administration (US FDA) on May 27 2016 in their new Nutrition Facts. The Nutrition Facts regulations for meat.Read More
The US Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (USDA-FSIS) has finalized federal standards that it estimates will prevent an average of 50,000 illnesses annually. The.Read More
To better understand antibiotic resistance (AMR) in bacteria, agencies within USDA, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and other federal and state partners work collaboratively through the National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System (NARMS). Recent ground-breaking scientific advances are helping NARMS partners to improve their.Read More
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Food Safety and Inspection Service (Docket No. FSIS-2012-0009) National Advisory Committee on Microbiological Criteria for Foods AGENCY: Food Safety and Inspection Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. SUMMARY: This notice is announcing that the National Advisory Committee on Microbiological Criteria for Foods (NACMCF) will hold a meeting of the full.Read More
This is also a time when people are handling and receiving food in unfamiliar settings. Improper food handling has led to past foodborne illness outbreaks during the holiday season. Those handling food in a different kitchen or preparing food in a new way must be even more aware of basic food safety practices to prevent illness outbreaks.Read More
FSIS has evaluated alternatives to facilitate the movement of donated foods in a way that is consistent with ensuring public health protection and food safety. After careful review of this matter, FSIS has concluded that it will allow establishments to donate wholesome misbranded products under specified conditions, without temporary label approval, provided that the bills of lading for the.Read More