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Congressional and Public Affairs
(202) 720-9113
Bridgette Keefe
WASHINGTON, May 26, 2005-The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today that the National Advisory Committee on Meat and Poultry Inspection (NACMPI) will meet June 16 and 17, 2005.

The full committee will meet from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday, June 16, and Friday, June 17. Subcommittees will hold public meetings on Thursday, June 16, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. in rooms 1160 and 0161 of the South Building. All Committee meetings will take place in the conference room at the south end of the USDA South Building Cafeteria, 1400 Independence Ave S.W., Washington, DC. Agenda items for the full committee meeting include:
  • How can FSIS best share information on new technology with small and very small plants?
  • What guidance can be provided to industry to ensure that plants hold product when FSIS tests product for an adulterant?
  • How can risk-based sampling most effectively be conducted in small and very small plants?

Further information on agenda items is available at http://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.

For questions regarding submission of comments on technical information, contact Robert Tynan by phone at (202) 690-6522 or by e-mail at robert.tynan@fsis.usda.gov.

Persons requiring further meeting information, a sign language interpreter or other special accommodations should contact Sonya L. West no later than May 31, 2005, by phone at (202) 690-1079 or by e-mail at sonya.west@fsis.usda.gov.
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Last Modified Sep 27, 2013