May 21, 2013

FSIS to start sampling comminuted poultry products

USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service has instructed inspectors at plants that produce not ready-to-eat (NRTE) comminuted poultry products that, beginning June 1, they are to sample these products. The new sampling protocol, which will test for Salmonella and Campylobacter, is aimed at addressing several recent Salmonella outbreaks associated with the consumption of comminuted NRTE turkey products. Read More

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