FSIS Analytical Chemistry Laboratory Guidebook
The Guidebook contains methods for the analysis of food
composition, food additives, nutrients, veterinary drug and
FSIS Microbiology Laboratory Guidebook
Microbiological methods are presented for sample preparation,
isolation and identification of the major foodborne pathogenic
microorganisms and their toxins, meat tissue species identification,
and the detection of extraneous materials and antimicrobial residues.
FSIS Pathology Laboratory Guidebook
The Guidebook contains current protocols for analytical tests required by
FSIS regulatory activities on meat, poultry and egg products. Specifically, histotechnical methods are
presented for sample preparation, processing, sectioning and staining of tissues found in meat, poultry
and egg products.