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FSIS Issues Revised Directive on Inspection and Export Certification of Livestock Intestines or Casings

Thursday, August 5, 2010

(American Meat Institute)

The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has issued Directive 9000.2, Revision 1: Inspection and Export Certification of Livestock Intestines or Casings.

This directive, which cancels FSIS Directive 9000.2, Inspection and Export Certification of Livestock Intestines or Casings, clarifies that FSIS does not expect imported casings that are to be certified for export with FSIS Form 9060-18 to have been derived solely from livestock that was slaughtered under an inspection system equivalent to the U.S. system.

Other key points covered include:

To view this directive, click here: http://www.fsis.usda.gov/OPPDE/rdad/FSISDirectives/9000.2Rev1.pdf

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