Animal Raising Claims (PDF only)
Guidance on policies for declaring animal raising claims on labels.
Compliance Guideline for E. coli O157:H7 Sampled and Tested Claims for Boneless Beef Manufacturing Trimmings ("Trim") (May 2012; PDF Only)
This document provides guidance on the use of labels bearing an FSIS sketch approved E. coli O157:H7 sampled and tested claim on beef trim. Such special labeling claims are voluntary.
Compliance Guidelines for Retained Water
Guidelines designed to assist establishments in developing their data collection protocols, maintaining operational control of their process, and properly labeling their product.
Fresh, "Not Frozen" and Similar Terms When Labeling Meat and Poultry Products
Information on Fresh, "Not Frozen" and Similar Terms when labeling meat and poultry products.
Using the Claim "Certified Organic By..."
Information on usage of the claim "Certified Organic By..." on meat and poultry product labeling.
Addendum - Using the Claim "Certified Organic By Certifying Entity"
Update to the FSIS Backgrounder of 1999 for the use of the claim "Certified Organic By...(Certifying Entity)" on meat and poultry product labeling.
FSIS Responses to Questions From the National Organic Standards Board (NOSB)
Questions and answers regarding organic meat and poultry products labeling
Labeling Packaged Products
Labeling packaged products under the National Organic Standards.
Labeling and Marketing Information
Labeling and marketing information under the National Organic Program
Labels, Labeling, and Market Information
Frequently Asked Questions received by the National Organic Program Board concerning labels, labeling and market information.
Accredited Certifying Agents
Listing of accredited certifying agents under the National Organic Program.
See Also: Nutrition Labeling
May 7, 2012