Food Safety and Inspection Service March 2019 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notice of Request To Renew an Approved Information Collection: Importation and Transportation of Meat, Poultry, and Egg Products
Document Number: 2019-04996
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-18
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 renew the approved information collection regarding the importation and transportation of meat, poultry, and egg products. The approval for this information collection will expire on June 30, 2019. FSIS is making no changes to the approved collection.
Notice of Request for a New Information Collection: In-Home Food Safety Behaviors and Consumer Education: Web-Based Survey
Document Number: 2019-04994
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-18
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 in the form of an exploratory Web-based survey of consumers to evaluate food safety education and communication activities and to inform the development of food safety communication products.
Elimination of the Requirement That Livestock Carcasses Be Marked “U.S. Inspected and Passed” at the Time of Inspection Within a Slaughter Establishment for Carcasses To Be Further Processed Within the Same Establishment
Document Number: 2019-04993
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-03-18
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Food Safety and Inspection Service
FSIS is amending the Federal meat inspection regulations to eliminate the requirement that livestock carcasses be marked with the official inspection legend at the time of inspection in a slaughter establishment, if the carcasses are to be further processed in the same establishment.
Availability of FSIS Guideline for Industry Response to Customer Complaints
Document Number: 2019-04350
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-11
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Food Safety and Inspection Service
The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is announcing the availability of and requesting comments on a guideline to assist the meat and poultry industry develop written programs for responding to consumer complaints about adulterated or misbranded meat and poultry products. FSIS developed this guideline in response to an increase in the number of recalls of meat and poultry products contaminated with foreign materials.