Information Regarding Horse Slaughter
|EDITORS NOTE: FSIS is barred under the 2016 Consolidated Appropriations Act from spending funds to perform ante-mortem inspection of horses intended for human consumption. Under this funding ban, FSIS is also not permitted to operate a fee for service program for the inspection of horses for human consumption.|
Constituent Update (Jun 28, 2013)
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; 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)
- All Petitions
Chemistry Laboratory Methods
This Chemistry Laboratory Guidebook (CLG) 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 following are updates effective in 2013. These should not be considered current. The current methods are available on the CLG page.
|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|