Information Regarding Horse Slaughter
Applications Federal Inspection Equine (July 3, 2013 PDF only)
Constituent Update (Jun 28, 2013 PDF only)
Update on a grant of inspection to a horse slaughter establishment and related materials as well as other items of interest.
FSIS Directive 6130.1 (Jun 28, 2013 3013; PDF Only; 9 pp PDF only)
Ante-Mortem, Postmortem Inspection of Equines and Documentation of Inspection Tasks
FSIS Final Response to Petition (Jun 28,2013 PDF only)
Petition Submitted by Shiff Hardin LLP (Apr 6, 2012; PDF Only)
This Chemistry Laboratory Guidebook contains test methods used by FSIS Laboratories to support the Agency's inspection program, ensuring that meat, poultry, and egg products are safe, wholesome and accurately labeled.
The Guidebook contains methods for the analysis of food composition, food additives, nutrients, veterinary drug and pesticide residues. Methods are designed to provide analysts with written documentation to facilitate training, performance, quality assessment, and interpretation of data.
The contents of this Guidebook are continuously revised and updated. Future updates will include other methods previously published in the printed version of the Guidebook, which is no longer available for distribution.
The following are updates:
|Filename||Method Number||Title||Effective Date|
|CLG-AMG2.pdf||R01b||Screening and Confirmation for Aminoglycosides by LC-MS-MS||Feb 27, 2013|
|CLG-CAM1.pdf||R08a||Screening for Chloramphenicol by ELISA||Apr 15, 2013|
|CLG-PST5.pdf||R33d||Screening for Pesticides by LC/MS/MS and GC/MS/MS||Apr 15, 2013|
|CLG-MRM1.pdf||R45||Screening and Confirmation of Animal Drug Residues by UHPLC-MS-MS||Apr 15, 2013|
|CLG-PBZ3.pdf||R26||Screening of Phenylbutazone Residues by ELISA||May 15, 2013|
|CLG-TOX1.pdf||R48||Identification of Poisons and Toxins by GC-MS||May 5, 2013|