FSIS to Hold National Advisory Committee on Meat and Poultry Inspection Meeting
The meeting will be held virtually on September 25-26, 2020. The objective of the public meeting is for the Committee to review and advise about the steps FSIS should take to ensure better control of artisanal, shelf-stable ready- to-eat (RTE) fermented, salt-cured, or dried products that rely on multiple hurdles for lethality. NACMPI will also review and advise whether the Agency should continue not to test boxed beef primal and sub-primal products for Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC), if they are intended for intact cuts. More information and a link to register is here.
APHIS to Hold Meetings on Bird Animal Welfare
The meetings will be held virtually on September 29, October 7 and October 15, 2020. The meetings will cover topics related to to the development of regulations regarding the welfare of birds not bred for use in research. Visit here for more information and a link to register.
USDA Appoints New Members to Food Safety Advisory Committees