Labeling Guideline on Documentation Needed to Substantiate Animal Raising Claims for Label Submissions (Sep 2016, PDF only)
The purpose of this compliance guideline is to outline the documentation that establishments are required to submit in support of label applications for products that bear animal raising claims.
Compliance Guideline for E. coli O157:H7 Sampled and Tested Claims for Boneless Beef Manufacturing Trimmings ("Trim") (Aug 2014; PDF Only)
This document provides guidance on the use of labels bearing an FSIS sketch approved Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) sampled and tested claim on beef trim.
Compliance Guidelines for Retained Water
Guidelines designed to assist establishments in developing their data collection protocols, maintaining operational control of their process, and properly labeling their product.
Fresh, "Not Frozen" and Similar Terms When Labeling Meat and Poultry Products
Information on Fresh, "Not Frozen" and Similar Terms when labeling meat and poultry products.
Procedures for Including a “Non-Genetically Engineered” Statement on the Labeling of Meat and Poultry Products that Qualify as USDA Organic
This document provides information on the procedures for including a “Non-Genetically Engineered” statement on the labeling of meat and poultry products that qualify as USDA organic.
Using the Claim"Certified Organic By....."
Information on usage of the claim "Certified Organic By..." on meat and poultry product labeling.
FSIS Responses to Questions From the National Organic Standards Board (NOSB)
Questions and answers regarding organic meat and poultry products labeling
Labeling Packaged Products
Labeling packaged products under the National Organic Standards.
Labeling and Marketing Information
Labeling and marketing information under the National Organic Program
Labels, Labeling, and Market Information
Frequently Asked Questions received by the National Organic Program Board concerning labels, labeling and market information.
Accredited Certifying Agents
Listing of accredited certifying agents under the National Organic Program.
See Also: Nutrition Labeling