Table 1, Results from Regulatory Testing of Beef AMR (Random Verification Testing)
|Table 1, Results from Regulatory Testing of Beef AMR (Random Verification Testing)|
|Calendar Year||Number of Establishments Tested||Number Samples Analyzed For CNS||Percentage of Samples Positive For CNS||Number of Samples Analyzed For DRG||Percentage of Samples Positives For DRG|
|2003 (a)||31||342 (b)||6.7% (b)||579 (c)||10.9% (c)|
a The regulatory testing program for CNS was initiated on March 3, 2003.
b These results include two positives from inspector generated samples collected before the start of the comprehensive regulatory program.
c The DRG results for 2003 are based on a mixture of random verification samples and follow-up samples. There were a total of 843 regulatory samples for 2003, which included the 342 random verification samples identified the Table.
d The regulatory testing program for DRG was initiated on January 12, 2004.