Food Safety and Inspection Service May 31, 2012 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia coli in Certain Raw Beef Products
Document Number: 2012-13283
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-05-31
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Food Safety and Inspection Service
The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is confirming that it will implement routine verification testing for six Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC), in addition to E. coli O157:H7, in raw beef manufacturing trimmings beginning June 4, 2012. FSIS is also responding to comments on the final determination published September 20, 2011, in the Federal Register regarding the June 4, 2012, implementation of STEC sampling and related issues.