The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) Monday released details on their new “hold and test” policy, which will soon require meat producers to hold shipments of ground beef, tenderized steaks
One of the nation’s largest beef processors announced Thursday that it has begun testing for six poisonous strains of E. coli in addition to E. coli O157:H7 — the only serotype meat processors are required…
Meat and poulty producers will soon be required to keep products being tested for pathogens off the market until all samples have been cleared. This practice could prove extremely challenging for small processors who sell…
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s announcement Tuesday that it is moving toward mandating a test-and-hold policy for the meat and poultry industry drew some praise, but the overall consensus seems to be that while the
The U.S. Department of Agriculture Tuesday moved toward mandating test-and-hold in the meat and poultry industry, a policy change aimed at reducing the amount of unsafe food that reaches grocery stores.
The proposed requirement would
The U.S. Department of Agriculture will soon withhold the stamp of inspection until test samples come back negative, an agency official announced at the National Meat Association’s conference in Bellevue, Washington yesterday.
Kenneth Petersen, assistant