United States Food Safety and Inspection services (FSIS) has published revision number 29 for “Safe and Suitable Ingredients used in production of Meat, Poultry and Egg Products” on September 9, 2015.
Based on common shared procedure of ingredient approval between the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Food and Drug Administration (FDA), USDA determines the efficacy and suitability of ingredients in meat, poultry and egg products, and FDA determines the safety and prescribes safe conditions of use.
Upon safety and suitability determination, the substances are added to a document titled “FSIS Directive 7120.1”, meant to serve as a reference to inspection program personnel with the latest, up-to-date list of substances that can be used in production of meat, poultry and egg products.
Summary of revisions published in FSIS Directive Revision no.29 (September 9, 2015):
The publication in Federal register (9 CFR Part 424) can be accessed here.
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