Food Safety and Inspection Service May 2008 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Exemption for Retail Store Operations
Document Number: E8-9585
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-05-01
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Food Safety and Inspection Service
The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is announcing new dollar limitations on the amount of meat, meat food products, poultry, and poultry products that a retail store can sell to hotels, restaurants, and similar institutions without disqualifying itself for exemption from Federal inspection requirements. By reason of FSIS' regulations, for calendar year 2008 the dollar limitation is increased for meat and meat food products from $55,100 to $56,900 and for poultry products from $44,400 to $46,700. FSIS is changing the dollar limitations from calendar year 2007 based on price changes for these products evidenced by the Consumer Price Index.