Food Safety and Inspection Service May 29, 2013 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

HACCP Systems Validation
Document Number: 2013-12763
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-05-29
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Food Safety and Inspection Service
The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is announcing the availability of updated guidance for Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) systems validation. In addition, FSIS is announcing that it will hold a public meeting on June 25, 2013, to review changes to the guidance announced in this notice and to take comments. The public meeting will also be available by teleconference. Following the public meeting, the Agency will accept written comments until July 25, 2013. Given the extensive opportunity for comment on the guidance, however, the Agency believes that very few, if any, issues remain in this proceeding.
Availability of Compliance Guide for Residue Prevention and Response to Comments
Document Number: 2013-12666
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-29
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Food Safety and Inspection Service
The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is announcing the availability of the final revision of the compliance guide for the prevention of violative residues in livestock slaughter establishments. In addition, this notice summarizes and responds to comments received on the guide and residue testing issues that FSIS raised previously in the Federal Register.
Notice of Request for Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection: Public Health Information System-Animal Disposition Reporting
Document Number: 2013-12661
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-29
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Food Safety and Inspection Service
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) regulations, the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is announcing its intention to request extension of an information collection for data on meat, poultry, exotic animal, and rabbit slaughter for the Public Health Information SystemAnimal Disposition Reporting because the information collection approval is scheduled to expire on June 30, 2013.