USDA petition to establish enforceable tandards targeting salmonella types of greatest public health concern

USDA Petition to Establish Enforceable Standards Targeting Salmonella Types of Greatest Public Health Concern

Submitted by CSPI, Consumer Federation of America, Consumer Reports, and STOP Foodborne Illness

The groups submit this petition urging USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service to modernize its food safety standards by establishing enforceable standards targeting Salmonella types of greatest public health concern while reducing all Salmonella and Campylobacter in poultry. We also ask that FSIS ensure the safety of the food supply chain from farm to fork by requiring slaughter establishments to adopt and implement effective supply chain programs.

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