Food Safety and Inspection Service January 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notice of Request for a New Information Collection: State Meat and Poultry Inspection Programs
Document Number: 2016-31930
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-05
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 collect information from federally-assisted State Meat and Poultry Inspection programs to ensure that their programs operate in a manner that is at least equal to FSIS's Federal inspection program in the protection of public interest; comply with requirements of Federal Civil Rights laws and regulations; meet necessary laboratory quality assurance standards and testing frequencies; and have the capability to perform microbiology and food chemistry methods that are ``at least equal to'' methods performed in the FSIS laboratories.