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FSIS Amends Directive Regarding Safe and Suitable Ingredients Used in Production of Meat and Poultry Products

Friday, January 8, 2010

(American Meat Institute)

The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has updates to Attachment 1 for FSIS Directive 7120.1.

Attachment 1 identifies the food grade substances that have been approved in 21 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) for use in meat and poultry products as food additives, approved in generally recognized as safe (GRAS) notices and pre-market notifications, and approved in letters conveying acceptability determinations.

 To view this transmittal, click here: http://www.fsis.usda.gov/OPPDE/rdad/FSISDirectives/7120.1Amend20.pdf

 This information is also available on the USDA Web sites at: http://www.fsis.usda.gov/Regulations_&_Policies/Ingredients_Guidance/index.asp http://www.fsis.usda.gov/About_FSIS/labeling_&_consumer_protection/index.asp

FSIS will continue to issue updates to the list, as needed.

This transmittal is cancelled when contents have been incorporated into FSIS Directive 7120.1.

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