|Food Safety and Inspection
United States Department of Agriculture
Washington, D.C. 20250-3700
Over 120 participants from small and very small establishments and state programs have attended the Agency’s first two BSE Teaching Workshops. Participants were presented with an explanation of the new BSE regulatory requirements and were provided technical assistance and resource materials. The feedback has been positive and there is still time to register for the three remaining workshops, which are listed below.
|February 21, 2004||Holiday Inn City Center
100 W. 8th Street
Sioux Falls, South Dakota 57104
|February 28, 2004||Sheraton Madison Hotel
706 John Nolan Drive
Madison, Wisconsin 53713
|March 6, 2004||* New Location *
New York State Office of General Services
Binghamton State Office Building
44 Hawley Street
Binghamton, New York
FSIS encourages participants to pre-register for the workshops. Participants can either call (800) 384-3100 or click on one of the links below for the workshop in their area.
Sioux Falls, South Dakota: http://www.fsis.usda.gov/forms/reg_siouxfalls.asp
Madison, Wisconsin: http://www.fsis.usda.gov/forms/reg_madison.asp
Binghamton, New York: http://www.fsis.usda.gov/forms/reg_binghamton.asp
The Library of Export Requirements has been updated to reflect changes in export requirements for Chile, Colombia, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Latvia, Malaysia, Mexico, Poland, Qatar, Romania, Singapore, and Ukraine. Complete information can be found at http://www.fsis.usda.gov/OFO/export/explib.htm
A number of public meetings have been scheduled to occur prior to Codex Committee sessions this year. The Delegates to the Codex Committee on Pesticide Residues (CCPR), the Codex Committee on Meat Hygiene (CCMH), the Codex Committee on Food Additives and Contaminants (CCFAC), the Codex Committee on Methods of Analysis and Sampling (CCMAS), the Codex Committee on Food Hygiene (CCFH), and the Codex Committee on Milk and Milk Products (CCMMP) have all posted public meetings. Dates, times, and locations for theses meetings are available at http://www.codexalimentarius.net/current.asp.
*This section has been added to
remind readers of information available on the
FSIS web site.
Web links will vary from week-to-week.
Food Safety and Inspection Service Electronic Reading Room
Residue Violator Alert List
For Further Information Contact:
FSIS Constituent Affairs Program
Phone: (202) 720-9113
Fax: (202) 720-5704