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Food Safety and Antimicrobial Residues in Food Animals

 

Food Safety (Definition)

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Public Health Service
Food and Drug Administration
1999 Food Code

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    (27) "Food" means a raw, cooked, or processed edible substance, ice, beverage, or ingredient used or intended for use or for sale in whole or in part for human consumption, or chewing gum.

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Food Safety and Inspection Service
Office of Policy, Program Development and Evaluation
Animal and Egg Production Food Safety Staff
1400 Independence Ave., SW
Room 0002
Washington, DC  20250
Telephone:  202-690-2683
Fax:  202-720-8213