USDA Updates Cell-Cultured Meat and Poultry Products Sampling Program to add instructions for sampling ready-to-eat (RTE) products.
This notice provides instructions to inspection program personnel (IPP) on how to collect cell-cultured meat and poultry food products and send samples to the FSIS Eastern Laboratory (EL) for microbiological, chemical residue, speciation testing, and pathology.
This notice provides instructions to Enforcement, Investigations and Analysis Officers (EIAOs) on how to collect food contact surface (FCS) and environmental swab samples at cell-cultured meat and poultry food product establishments and submit the samples to the FSIS Western Laboratory (WL) for testing.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and FSIS jointly oversee the production of cell-cultured meat and poultry. FSIS has jurisdiction during…