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FSIS Reissues Instructions for Sampling of Salmonella and E. coli 0157:H7 in Low Volume Establishments

Thursday, January 29, 2009

(American Meat Institute)

The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has published a Notice 08-09, which reissues the instructions in FSIS Notice 12-08, “Sampling Of Low Production Volume Raw Ground Beef Establishments For Salmonella and Escherichia Coli O157:H7.”

The notice provides direction to inspection program personnel on how to submit samples for Salmonella and E. coli O157:H7 testing for establishments producing low volumes of raw ground beef when the inspector receives FSIS Form 10,210-3 with MT43S as the project code (Block 14).

This notice cancels FSIS Notice 12-08.

To view this notice, click here: http://www.fsis.usda.gov/OPPDE/rdad/FSISNotices/08-09.pdf

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