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Congressional and Public Affairs
(202) 720-9113
Bridgette Keefe

WASHINGTON, May 11, 2006 - The USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) today announced that the National Advisory Committee on Meat and Poultry Inspection (NACMPI) will hold public meetings on May 23-24, 2006, to discuss issues related to the further development of a more robust risk-based inspection system.

All committee meetings will be held in the conference room at the south end of the USDA South Building cafeteria, 1400 Independence Ave, S.W., Washington, D.C. The full committee will meet from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesday, May 23, and Wednesday, May 24. Subcommittees will hold open meetings from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, May 23. The following issues will be discussed:
  • Measuring Establishment Risk Control for Risk-based Inspection; and
  • Strategic Implementation Plan for Enhancing Outreach to Small and Very Small Plants
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A copy of the agenda and supplementary information will be available prior to the meeting on FSIS' Web site at www.fsis.usda.gov/About_FSIS/NACMPI/.

The NACMPI was established in 1971 to provide advice and recommendations to the Secretary of Agriculture regarding meat and poultry inspection programs. The committee, which generally meets twice a year, addresses food safety and policy issues affecting USDA.

Comments are welcome on this notice and may be submitted through either the Federal eRulemaking Portal at www.regulations.gov or e-mail at FSIS.RegulationsComments@fsis.usda.gov.

Persons requiring a sign language interpreter or other special accommodations should contact Sonya West no later than May 12, 2006, at (202) 690-1079 or by e-mail at Sonya.West@fsis.usda.gov.
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Last Modified Sep 27, 2013