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FSIS Announces 2013 Rate Changes for the Basetime, Overtime, Holiday, and Laboratory Services Rates

Thursday, January 3, 2013

(American Meat Institute)

USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has issued Docket No. FSIS 2012-0048 “2013 Rate Changes for the Basetime, Overtime, Holiday, and Laboratory Services Rates.” The notice announces the 2013 rates that FSIS will charge meat and poultry establishments, egg products plants, and importers and exporters for providing voluntary, overtime, and holiday inspection and identification, certification, and laboratory services.

The estimated rates per hour, per employee are:

·         Basetime............................................              $55.18
·         Overtime............................................              $69.36
·         Holiday..............................................              $83.54
·         Laboratory..........................................             $69.01

 The new rates will go into effect on January 13, 2013.

The Federal Register notice is available here: http://www.fsis.usda.gov/Frame/FrameRedirect.asp?main=http://www.fsis.usda.gov/OPPDE/rdad/FRPubs/2012-0048.htm

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