askFSIS answers questions about meat, poultry, and egg products inspection, FSIS policies and related topics from inspection personnel, industry and other stakeholders. Inspection program personnel and other users can find detailed instructions on how to use askFSIS in FSIS Directive 5620.1 Rev. 2 Using askFSIS.
You can find answers to hundreds of common questions by using one of our question-and-answer tools:
- Ask USDA: Find askFSIS public Q&As by including “askFSIS” in your search terms. You can also find answers to questions about safe food handling at home or food safety in general and a range of other topics for all USDA regulated products.
If you don’t find what you’re looking for in the published knowledge articles, please return here to submit your question to askFSIS for a helpful and timely response.
How to Submit Attachments: This web form cannot accept attachments. You will receive an email acknowledging receipt of your question. The email contains instructions for submitting attachments you would like to include with your question. Each email and its attachments cannot exceed 25MB. Submissions greater than 25MB will need to be sent in multiple installments.
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