Information to aid in the continuous improvement of Food Safety and Production programs.
WGS documents were prepared with support from USPOULTRY, The Beef Checkoff, Pork Checkoff, The Foundation for Meat and Poultry Research and Education, and The Beef Industry Food Safety Council.
Whole Genome Sequencing (WGS) 101
Introduction to the Interpretation of
Whole Genome Sequence Data in Food Safety
Using WGS to Protect Public Health and Enhance Food Safety (Meeting Summary)
Poultry products are produced meeting a set of regulatory standards set either by the Food Safety Inspection Service (FSIS) or the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to ensure a safe food supply. Here you will find the most recent notices and directives from these agencies.
There are currently no recent notices or directives. Check back at a later time.
Safe Food Handling
Safety standards are applied
to all poultry products imported to the United
States, as well as produced in the United States.
Poultry products must meet or exceed these safety
standards in order to reach the U.S. consumer.
Poultry that is properly handled and cooked is
safe to consume.Here you will find links that will help you prepare and enjoy poultry products safely.
Focus on Chicken, produced by the Food
Safety and Inspection Service, provides basic information
on chicken and safe food handling. Go here to
obtain the document.
To get tips on handling and preparing eggs, go here.