USDA, FDA formalize alliance

Meat & Poultry, Feb. 1, 2018 - by Matt Noltemeyer
WASHINGTON — The two principal government agencies that oversee food safety say a new agreement to increase collaboration may reduce the number of food-producing companies subject to dual regulatory…

USDA opens up market analysis reporting service

Meat & Poultry, Feb. 1, 2018 - by Holly Demaree-Saddler
MARS uses technology to present detailed data sets in a more customer-focused way to better support competitive markets for producers and help stabilize food prices for American families. WASHI…

USDA rejects poultry line speed-up request

Meatingplace, By Rita Jane Gabbett on 1/31/2018
USDA’s Foods Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has rejected the National Chicken Council’s (NCC) petition asking for young chicken plants to be exempt from the 140-birds-per-minute maximum line…