Apr 21, 20142015 IPPE Exhibit Sales Underway.
Sales for the 2015 International Production and Processing Expo (IPPE) have begun and are so strong initially that exhibits will be expanded into Hall C....
Apr 2, 2014Major New Study Calls Into Question CDC Sodium Recommendations
Just as Americans have been urged to reduce sodium intake and food makers have reformulated products in response to federal sodium reduction recommendations, a major new study says the low level of sodium intake recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) could actually be...
Mar 10, 2014Final BSE Rule Implemented Last Week.
USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) implemented the final comprehensive BSE rule last week and now all beef and beef products imported into the U.S. will need to have certification...
Mar 4, 2014Senate Committee Move Forward on Nominees
The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee approved, in an en bloc voice vote, approved nominees for administration posts at the Department of Labor and the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission...
Nov 7, 2013AMI, Other Groups Submit Reply Brief in COOL Appeal
and eight other meat and livestock industry groups submitted a reply to the government's arguments in the
country-of -origin labeling (COOL) rule preliminary injunction appeal. The
brief argues that in its response, the Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS)
does not address the points...
Nov 7, 2013FSIS Expands Approval of Generic Meat and Poultry Labels
USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) made public a
final rule amending its label approval regulations to expand the circumstances
in which the labels of meat and poultry products be generically approved. The
rule provides that establishments are required to submit certain types of...
Oct 29, 2013FDA and FSIS Release Final Study on Listeria Risk in Retail Delis.
The FDA and USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) have finalized a major study to better understand the risk of foodborne illness associated with eating certain foods prepared in retail delicatessens and what changes in current practices may improve the safety of those products.
Oct 29, 2013FSIS to Publish Quarterly Residue Report
USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is publishing a quarterly report that summarizes the chemical residue results for the U.S. National Residue Program (NRP) for meat, poultry and egg products.
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