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FSIS Revises Import Inspection Application

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

(American Meat Institute)

USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) issued a notice informing import inspection personnel of a revision to FSIS form 9540-1, "Import Inspection Application," as part of the final rule entitled, "Electronic Import Inspection Application and Certification of Imported Products and Foreign Establishments: Public Health Information System and Import Inspection Regulations." The revision updates the Import Inspection Application to include new fields required for the effective functioning of the Public Health Information System (PHIS). The notice also instructs importers of record (IORs) to submit the revised application form beginning March 19, 2015.

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