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FSIS Issues Updated Directive on Suitable Ingredients Used in Production of Meat, Poultry and Egg Products

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

(American Meat Institute)

The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has issued FSIS Directive 7120.1, Revision 6: Safe and Suitable Ingredients Used in the Production of Meat, Poultry and Egg Products.

This directive provides inspection program personnel (IPP) with an up-to-date list of substances that may be used in the production of meat, poultry, and egg products. FSIS will continue to update this directive quarterly.

This directive cancels FSIS Directive 7120.1, Safe and Suitable Ingredients Used in The Production of Meat, Poultry, and Egg Products, Revision 5, dated January 4, 2011.

To view this directive and the list of suitable substances, go to http://www.fsis.usda.gov/OPPDE/rdad/FSISDirectives/7120.1.pdf.

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