Food Safety and Inspection Service March 2010 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notification, Documentation, and Recordkeeping Requirements for Inspected Establishments
Document Number: 2010-6629
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2010-03-25
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Food Safety and Inspection Service
The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is proposing to implement provisions of the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 by adopting regulations that require official establishments to promptly notify the appropriate District Office that an adulterated or misbranded meat or poultry product has entered commerce; require official establishments to prepare and maintain current procedures for the recall of meat and poultry products produced and shipped by the establishment; and require official establishments to document each reassessment of the establishment's process control plans, that is, its Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point plans.
Codex Alimentarius Commission: Meeting of the Codex Committee on Food Labeling
Document Number: 2010-6559
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-03-25
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Food Safety and Inspection Service
The Office of Food Safety, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), are sponsoring a public meeting on April 7, 2010. The objective of the public meeting is to provide information and receive public comments on agenda items and draft United States positions that will be discussed at the 38th Session of the Codex Committee on Food Labeling (CCFL) of the Codex Alimentarius Commission (Codex), which will be held in Quebec City, Canada, May 3-7, 2010. The Office of Food Safety and the FDA recognize the importance of providing interested parties the opportunity to obtain background information on the 38th Session of the
Improving Tracing Procedures for E. coli O157:H7 Positive Raw Beef Product
Document Number: 2010-4781
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-03-08
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Food Safety Inspection Service, Food Safety and Inspection Service
The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is announcing that it will hold a public meeting on March 10, 2010 to discuss Agency procedures for identifying suppliers of source material used to produce raw beef product that FSIS has found positive for Escherichia coli (E. coli) O157:H7. FSIS will also discuss additional verification activities the Agency will conduct at suppliers in response to positive E. coli O157:H7 results. In addition, FSIS will seek input from meeting participants on ways to improve Agency procedures for identifying product that may be positive for E. coli O157:H7.
Codex Alimentarius Commission: Meeting of the Codex Committee on Contaminants in Food
Document Number: 2010-4694
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-03-05
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Food Safety and Inspection Service
The Office of Food Safety, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), are sponsoring a public meeting on March 29, 2010. The objective of the public meeting is to provide information and receive public comments on agenda items and draft United States (U.S.) positions that will be discussed at the 4th Session of the Codex Committee on Contaminants in Food (CCCF) of the Codex Alimentarius Commission (Codex), which will be held in Izmir, Turkey, April 26-30, 2010. The Office of Food Safety and FDA recognize the importance of providing interested parties the opportunity to obtain background information on the 4th Session of the CCCF and to
Codex Alimentarius Commission: Meeting of the Codex Committee on General Principles
Document Number: 2010-4693
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-03-05
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Food Safety and Inspection Service
The Office for Food Safety, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), is sponsoring a public meeting on March 23, 2010. The objective of the public meeting is to provide information and receive public comments on agenda items and draft United States positions that will be discussed at the 26th session of the Codex Committee on General Principles (CCGP) of the Codex Alimentarius Commission (Codex), which will be held in Paris, France, April 12-16, 2010. The Office for Food Safety recognizes the importance of providing interested parties the opportunity to obtain background information on the 26th Session of the