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

WASHINGTON, Sept. 27, 2006 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Food and Safety Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today that the National Advisory Committee on Meat and Poultry Inspection (NACMPI) will meet Oct. 12 and 13, 2006, to review and discuss several issues related to risk-based inspection.

The full committee will meet from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 12, and Friday, Oct. 13. Subcommittees will hold meetings from 2 - 6 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 12. All committee meetings will take place in the conference room at the south end of the USDA cafeteria located in the Department of Agriculture South Building, 1400 Independence Ave., S.W., Washington, D.C.

Agenda items will include:
  • Using Risk to Direct In-Plant Inspection Activities; and
  • Using Risk in Slaughter Operations

Further information on agenda items, together with information and resource materials, will be available prior to the meeting on FSIS' NACMPI Web site at: http://www.fsis.usda.gov/about_fsis/nacmpi/index.asp.

The public is invited to submit comments on this meeting notice. Comments may be submitted electronically to NACMPI@fsis.usda.gov and will be posted on FSIS' Web site at http://www.fsis.usda.gov/regulations/
2006_notices_index/
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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.

For meeting information contact Loraine Cannon at (202) 690-6647, or by fax at 202-690-6519 or by e-mail at Loraine.Cannon@fsis.usda.gov.

Persons requiring a sign language interpreter or other special accommodations should notify Ms. Cannon no later than Sept. 26, 2006.
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