Quarterly Enforcement Report

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USDA’s Quarterly Enforcement Report of all its current legal actions will sometimes report that inspection services are being denied because an applicant has been convicted of some minor crime.

When USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service doesn’t inspect a meat or poultry operation, those products are not

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The numbers are in for USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) for the final quarater of fiscal year 2022. FSIS progressive enforcment starts on the slaugther room floor and contnues until it reaches into federal courtrooms.

The quarterly Enforcment Report for the period ending Sept. 30, 2022, was, however

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The USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service’s Quarterly Enforcement Reports always begin the same way. They wrap up the thousands of inspection procedures performed by FSIS staff at federally inspected establishments into one number,

For Oct. 1, 2021, through Dec. 31, 2021, that number is 98.7 percent, which is the
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Criminal convictions top the Food Safety and Inspection Service’s (FSIS’s) final quarterly enforcement report for 2020.

Flavor Trade LLC and owner Shannon Kimball, of Kansas City, MO,; and, New England Meat Packing LLC, and HAACP manager Debbie Smith, and president Memet Beqiri of Stafford Springs, CT, entered guilty pleas.

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Livestock and poultry production in the United States held up after the Defense Production Act put USDA in charge of making sure meat processors kept operating but in compliance with CDC and OSHA guidelines.

Livestock production for the April to June quarter reached 85.5 percent in comparison with the previous
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When USDA’s second quarter of the fiscal year ended on March 31, livestock slaughter was off only 2.2 percent from the first quarter and poultry production was actually up some.

Those measures of inspection activity by the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) are for carcasses inspected during the second
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Administrative actions were taken or pending at 21 large establishments during the final quarter of the federal fiscal year by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The agency has jurisdiction over meat, poultry, catfish, and certain egg products.

Violations at the 21 operations included not
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The USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service enforcement report for the past quarter shows it brought criminal actions in federal courts in Florida and Georgia. As a result, later this month, one defendant will be sentenced, and another will participate in his defense during an upcoming pre-trial hearing.

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