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Revised Directive on Recall of Meat, Poultry Products

02 November 2010

US - The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has issued Directive 8080.1, Revision 6: Recall of Meat and Poultry Products.

This directive provides the terminology, responsibilities and public notification procedures regarding the voluntary recall of FSIS-inspected meat and poultry products. It replaces FSIS Directive 8080.1, Revision 5, dated 17 November 2008.

The only change is regarding Attachment 3: Effectiveness Checks. This change notifies establishments that FSIS will verify that “consignees are following the recalling firm’s instructions with regard to the recalled product, e.g., destruction or return.”

To view the directive, please click here.

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