The USDA by April 15 will ask a federal court in California to dismiss a second lawsuit filed to overturn the Food Safety and Inspection Service’s (FSIS’s) new inspection system for market hogs. USDA earlier asked a federal court in Minnesota to toss a similar civil action.

In Minnesota, a
Continue Reading Federal court in California will hear oral arguments in USDA motion to dismiss swine lawsuit

The National Residue Program needs changes to be sure all drugs that may be in meat are detected, the Center for Food Safety says in a rulemaking petition submitted to USDA’s Food Safty Inspection Service.

The National Residue Program, or NRP, exists to identify, rank, and analyze chemical contaminants in
Continue Reading Center for Food Safety petitions for more accurate drug residue testing