FSIS Responses to the SRT (v2019-001): United States (U.S.) Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) Responses to the Self-Reporting Tool (SRT)
Guideline ID FSIS-GD-2019-0017
Issue Date July 2005
The guidance provides information about what detail should be included in a Self-Reporting Tool, the system FSIS uses to obtain information from foreign countries seeking to demonstrate that their documented food safety inspection systems achieve a level of public health protection equivalent to the FSIS inspection system. It applies to foreign countries and actions they may take to seek and maintain eligibility to export meat, poultry, or egg products to the United States. It relates to 9 CFR 327.2, 381.196, 557.2, and 590.910.
NOTE: FSIS is currently revising the FSIS Responses to the SRT (v2019-001) to align with the revised SRT (v2022-001).
Disclaimer: The contents of this guidance document do not have the force and effect of law and are not meant to bind the public in any way. This document is intended only to provide clarity to the public regarding existing requirements under the law or agency policies.