Small & Very Small Plants
Small plant owners and operators can use this page to find information about FSIS policies, technical assistance and answers to common questions from small plants across the country.
Contact the New Technology Staff regarding notifications or protocols. Firms may ask questions regarding any new technology they are interested in using or selling.
HACCP-Based Inspection Models Project (HIMP)
HIMP was developed by FSIS to produce a flexible, more efficient, fully integrated meat and poultry inspection.
PR/HACCP Guidance Documents
HACCP Validation, Hazard Identification Guide; Listeria Guidelines for Industry; Lethality and Stabilization Performance Standards; HACCP Rule; Guidelines; Policies; SSOPs; and Models.
- HACCP Updates & Memos
Updates, progress reports, and timelines summarize FSIS actions concerning pathogen reduction and HACCP. Historical information is also provided (personnel and contact information may have changed.)
- Issue Papers