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FSIS Issues Notice on Responsibilities When Chemical Residue Does Not Have Established Tolerance

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

(American Meat Institute)

The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has issued Notice 14-11, Inspection Responsibilities When a Chemical Residue Does Not Have an Established Tolerance.

This notice informs inspection program personnel (IPP) that they are to condemn an entire carcass if a sample collected and analyzed under the National Residue Program is positive and there is no Food and Drug Administration (FDA) or Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) established tolerance for the identified residue in muscle. IPP are to condemn the carcass as well as the parts.

To view this notice, click here: http://www.fsis.usda.gov/OPPDE/rdad/FSISNotices/14-11.pdf

 

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