Constituent Update - June 21, 2019
FSIS Announces Retail Exemption Adjusted Dollar Limitations
FSIS is announcing the dollar limitations on the amount of meat and meat food products and poultry and poultry products that a retail store can sell to hotels, restaurants, and similar institutions without disqualifying itself for exemption from federal inspection requirements. In accordance with FSIS' regulations, for calendar year 2019, the value for the retail dollar limitation for meat and meat food products remains unchanged at $75,700. For calendar year 2019, the value for the retail dollar limitation for poultry and poultry products also remains unchanged at $56,600.
Additional information on retail exemption dollar limitations can be found at https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2019/06/24/2019-13109/retail-exemptions-adjusted-dollar-limitations .
Export Requirements Updates
The Library of Export Requirements has been updated for products for the following countries:
- El Salvador
- Solomon Islands
Complete information can be found at http://www.fsis.usda.gov/wps/portal/fsis/topics/international-affairs/exporting-products
FSIS notices and directives on public health and regulatory issues are available at: https://www.fsis.usda.gov/wps/portal/fsis/topics/regulations. The following policy update was recently issued:
- Notice 19-19 - Label Verification of Imported Raw Beef Products Labeled “For Cooking Only” or “For Full Lethality Treatment”