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FSIS Revises Directive on Substances Used in Meat, Poultry and Egg Production

Thursday, December 10, 2015

(North American Meat Institute)

The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) issued a revised directive updating the list of safe and suitable ingredients used in the production of meat, poultry and egg products. This directive provides inspection program personnel (IPP) with an updated list of substances that may be used to produce of meat, poultry and egg products. Specifically, FSIS revised entries of two antimicrobial substances and one binder product; added four film-forming agents and one antimicrobial substance; and listed approved On-Line Reprocessing (OLR) and Off-Line Reprocessing (OFLR) antimicrobial intervention systems and the parameters of use for those systems. To view the complete table of safe and suitable ingredients, click here .

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