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Items Tagged with 'FSIS'


Jose Emilio Esteban

Esteban picked as USDA food safety head

President Joe Biden plans to nominate Jose Emilio Esteban as the next undersecretary for food safety at USDA, a role that would give him oversight of the FSIS programs he currently monitors as the agency’s chief scientist.
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Memphis Meats meatball

USDA seeks comments on cell-cultured meat labeling

Can meat made with cultured animal cells be called a steak? The Food Safety and Inspection Service wants answers to that question and more than a dozen others as it tries to determine how to label cell-cultured meat and poultry products now being developed for commercialization in the U.S.
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USDA meat inspectors told to find or make their own masks

Meat packers need federal inspectors to produce the pork chops, T-bone steaks and ground beef that consumers are counting on to be in grocery stores, but the USDA inspectors on the front line are being told they are on their own when it comes to securing masks to protect against the spread of COVID-19.
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