Federal Meat Inspection Act

Food safety is reason enough to kill the Processing Revival and Interstate Meat Exemption Act, otherwise known as the PRIME Act, according to some of the industry’s most powerful players.

The North American Meat Institute and the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association put themselves on record for the 118th Congress as

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The USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) and the State of Oregon have reached a cooperative agreement, under which the state inspection program may inspect meat products produced for shipment within the state.

Under the cooperative agreement, the state inspection program must develop, administer, and enforce requirements “at least

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Amos Miller and Miller’s Organic Farm must appear before U.S. Magistrate Judge Marilyn Heffley on July 18 for a settlement conference about whether the operation is subject to federal food safety laws, according to court documents.

Miller and Miller’s Organic Farm, based in Bird-in-Hand, PA, were named on April 4
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The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced Friday that Vatran’s Fine Foods. Inc., of Tracy, CA, was recalling approximately 11,500 pounds of assorted meat and poultry products because “they were produced without the benefit of federal inspection.”

The Federal Meat Inspection Act requires that the USDA’s food safety agency, the

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