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Food Safety and Inspection Service
Office of Policy and Program Development
Washington, D.C.  20250-3700 

Labeling and Consumer Protection


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Labeling Procedures

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Nonfood Compounds


   Compounds Used for Construction and Repair in Federally Inspected Meat and Poultry Plants

   Guidance for Shell Egg Cleaners and Sanitizers

   Criteria Used for Evaluation Nonfood Compounds and Proprietary Substances

    Letters to Technical Center and Industry
                       Industry Letter - 10/20/99

Concerning Elimination of Prior Approval for Nonfood Compounds.

   Third-Party Authorities    

A clarification of the FSIS position on third-party certification organizations.

   Sanitation Performance Standards Compliance Guide

Document by which FSIS presents or references methods already proven to be effective in maintaining sanitary conditions in meat and poultry establishments.










For Additional Information Contact:

U.S. Department of Agriculture
Food Safety and Inspection Service
1400 Independence Ave.
Room 602 - Annex Building
Washington, DC  20250
Telephone:  202-205-0279
          Fax:  202-205-3625
        Email:  FSIS.Labeling@fsis.usda.gov
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