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Regulatory Impact Assessment of the Proposed RTE Rule

 

05/10/2001

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Regulatory Impact Assessment of the Proposed RTE Rule

Today’s Presentation

The Purpose of Regulatory Impact Assessments

The “Nuts and Bolts”

Impact of Performance Standards

Estimates of Direct Costs

Indirect Impacts of Performance Standards

Summary of Direct Cost Impact of Performance Standards

Impact of Mandatory Environmental Testing for Listeria species

Direct Cost Calculations

Direct Cost Calculations (cont’d)

Impact of Testing (cont’d) - Indirect Impacts

Impact of Testing (cont’d) -Indirect Impacts

Total Direct and Indirect Costs of Testing (in million $)

Total Impact of Performance Standards and Testing Provisions

Total Impact of Performance Standards and Testing Provisions (cont’d)

Summary of Cost Impacts

Impact Across the RTE Industry

Estimate of Social Benefits

Ready-to-eat Meat and Poultry Products and Listeriosis

Two Estimates Linking Meat and Poultry Products and Listeriosis:

DRAFT FDA-FSIS Risk Assessment

Mead-Olsen Studies

Average annual case and death reductions over 10 years

Summary of Major Costs/Benefits

Summary of Major Costs/Benefits

Comments

Author:  Dr. Felix Spinelli, Economist
               Regulations and Directives Development Staff
               Office of Policy, Program Development and
                  Evaluation
               Food Safety and Inspection Service
               U.S. Department of Agriculture
               
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