Tens of billions of pounds of meat and poultry are sold in the U.S. every year. The USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is the public health regulatory agency responsible for ensuring the safety of the meat, poultry and processed eggs we consume. FSIS is involved in the areas of slaughter, food processing and inspection. This webinar will provide an overview of FSIS and some of its important programs and services, with a focus on the Office of Public Health Science and its role in preventing and responding to foodborne disease outbreaks. The webinar will also examine how FSIS conducts and monitors recalls of meat and poultry products.
Some attendees may qualify for CLE credit. ASLME is an approved provider of continuing legal education credits in several states ASLME will also apply for CLE credits in other states upon request.