The US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has announced the recall of approximately 5,620lb of boneless veal, and ground veal, beef and pork products that may be adulterated with non-O157 Shiga toxin-producing...
The US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS), the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are hosting a public meeting next month to update stakeholders on work...
Makers of raw ground beef products could be forced to keep records in order to further protect consumers, if proposals by the US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) are approved.
Manufacturers of ready-to-eat meat and poultry products have a new weapon in their arsenal against Listeria monocytogenes as the USDA adds liquid sodium propionate to its list of approved antimicrobials.
The Food Safety Inspection Service (FSIS) has issued draft guidelines to help small ready-to-eat meat manufacturers reduce the risk of harmful bacteria in their products, following related recalls last year.
The US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety Inspection Service (FSIS) has said it is seeking comments on proposed nutrition labeling of single ingredient ground or chopped meat and poultry products.
A four-year campaign by the American Meat Institute (AMI) to have electron beam technology approved as a processing aid appears no nearer resolution after the government and the group disagreed over progress on the issue.
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has said it is seeking comments over the use of the claim ‘natural’ for meat and poultry products, in a move that could determine whether it should define the claim at all.
The credibility of the US food inspection watchdog is being undermined by flaws in the way it communicates – by creating unrealistic expectations among consumers which it cannot fulfill, experts have said.
The recall of over 143,000,000 pounds of raw and frozen meat
products by a California meat processor in February is forcing the
US regulatory authorities to act and reassure the public about the
safety of the US food supply.
A higher incidence of E coli-contaminated meat has prompted the US
Department of Agriculture (USDA) to tighten its safety efforts with
a number of initiatives including expanded testing and more rapid
The US Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection
Service (USDA/FSIS) has said that January 1, 2010 will mark the
enforcement date of any new meat and poultry labeling regulations
announced over the next two years.
Manufacturers of flavor products formulated with significant levels
of meat or poultry ingredients must have these approved by the US
Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service
(USDA/FSIS), the agency said...
Meat and poultry processors can chose not to have daily cleanups of
equipment and plant as long as sanitary standards are maintained,
according to a notice from the federal Food Safety and Inspection
A drive in the US to reduce the foodborne disease E.coli
could be paying off with fresh data from the department of
agriculture (USDA) showing a drop in the number of ground beef
products tainted with this pathogen.