Finding Directives

Adapted from Volume 3, Number 11 of Small Plant News As a small plant operator, you probably already know that FSIS issues directives to provide official communications and instruction to Agency personnel in carrying out their functions. These directives are usually issued for an indefinite duration and are identified by a series number and title.

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Cooperative Interstate Shipment: How’s It Working Out?

  A Niche Meat Processor Assistance Network webinar, presented in collaboration with USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service. Date: February 4, 2014 Duration: 1 hour The Cooperative Interstate Shipment Program, authorized by the 2008 Farm Bill and launched by USDA-FSIS in 2012, allows state-inspected meats from qualifying plants to be shipped across state lines. The goal of the program

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<< Back USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service, as part of its assistance and outreach to small and very small plants, offers several resources for MSU operators, to help with regulatory compliance.   Considerations Unique to Mobile Red Meat Slaughter Building and operating a USDA-inspected mobile slaughter unit can require creative approaches to regulatory compliance,

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