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FSIS hosting webinar on Modernization of Swine Slaughter Inspection proposed rule

On March 22, USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service will host a webinar from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. ET on the proposed rule “Modernization of Swine Slaughter Inspection” (83 FR 4780, Feb. 1, 2018).  

FSIS will provide and overview of the proposed rule during the webinar. Representatives of FSIS will respond to questions and provide additional information concerning the proposal. No comments on the proposal will be taken during the webinar, the agency noted.

The proposed rule can be found here.

Comments on the rule may be submitted online via the federal eRulemaking portal or by mail sent to Docket Clerk, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Food Safety and Inspection Service, Patriots Plaza III, Mailstop 3782, Room 8-163A, Washington, D.C. 20250-3700; or by hand or courier delivery to Patriots Plaza III, 355 E St. S.W., Room 8-163A, Washington, D.C. 20250-3700.

All items submitted by mail or electronic mail must include the Agency name and docket number FSIS-2016-0017, instructs FSIS. The comment period will end on May 2, 2018.

To access the webinar, visit http://ems8.intellor.com/login/804384 and follow the on-screen instructions. Use the following information when logging on: Meeting Number: 1-877-369-5243 or 1-617-668-3633, Access Code: 0345695#. Please be sure to log on as a participant.

FSIS reports the webinar will be recorded and posted on the website for availability. To register, contact Cody Kahlig at [email protected].

Source: FSIS

 

 

 

 

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