Information to aid in the continuous improvement of Food Safety and Production programs.
To better understand this virus, its history and
the associated terminology, please access the U.S.
Department of Agriculture Fact Sheet here.
For the latest information regarding the nation's
response plan to highly pathogenic avian influenza
(HPAI), please go here.
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.