Verification Activities for the Use of New Technology in Meat and Poultry Establishments and Egg Products Plants - Revision 1
This directive provides instructions to inspection program personnel (IPP) on how they are to verify that a meat or poultry establishment or egg products plant is following the procedures outlined in its protocol(s) for new technology or the procedures agreed to as a condition of a waiver of regulatory requirements. FSIS has rewritten this directive to provide verification instructions for IPP at establishments with waivers, including those participating in Salmonella Initiative Program (SIP) and at establishments following protocols for new technology. It also includes new instructions for documenting tasks performed in the Public Health Information System (PHIS).
- Defines new technologies and protocols
- Provides instructions for IPP at establishments participating in SIP
- Explains waivers of regulatory requirements and procedures for IPP verification of such waivers