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Common Questions
 
 
Note: askFSIS is a new interactive tool that will allow you to find answers, but also to submit new questions, track responses, and request notification of updates. We encourage you to try the new tool if you want to ask about inspection, exporting, or labeling procedures.
Commonly Asked Questions from Small and Very Small Plants
FSIS provides answers to questions received from small and very small plant owners.

Final Rule: Labeling of Natural or Regenerated Collagen Sausage Casings
These questions were issued with the now-expired FSIS Notice 6-02 and are provided for informational purposes.

FSIS Responses to NOSB
Responses to questions from the National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) regarding organic meat and poultry products labeling.

Frequently Asked Questions about the FSIS Label Approval Process and Label Evaluation Procedures Conducted by the Labeling and Program Delivery Division (PDF Only)
Responses to questions regarding the label approval process and label evaluation procedures.

Irradiation | PDF
Question and Answer guide on irradiation as it pertains to labeling, ingredients, packaging material and procedural issues.

Meat & Poultry Export
Questions about eligible plant lists, certification, and European Union requirements. For the latest information, bookmark the International Affairs page.

Nutrition Labeling of Meat & Poultry Products (PDF Only)
This directive (7260-1) provides an attachment of commonly asked questions and answers in response to the final rule titled "Nutrition Labeling of Meat and Poultry Products" which was published in the Federal Register on January 6, 1993.

Ten Most Commonly Asked Labeling Questions
FSIS' most common questions about approval and record keeping.

Ten Most Common Mistakes Made on a Label
Avoid these common pitfalls.

The National Organic Program
From the USDA Agricultural Marketing Service. Much more information is available at http://www.ams.usda.gov/nop/

Water Reuse Questions and Answers Regarding 9 CFR 416.2(g) (Jun 21, 2005; PDF only; )
These questions and answers address the reuse of water, ice, and solutions that come into contact with product, equipment, or other surfaces and that are used again for the same or other purpose within the limits of 9 CFR 416.2(g). It is intended to supplement the Sanitation Performance Standards Compliance Guide as additional guidance on water reuse.
Last Modified Oct 25, 2013