THE CENTER FOR FOODBORNE ILLNESS RESEARCH & PREVENTION

Our mission is to advance a stronger, science-based food safety system that

prevents foodborne illness and protects public health.

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Mechanically Tenderized Beef

March 4, 2015:  Today, CFI and other members of the Safe Food Coalition sent a letter to Secretary Vilsack, US Department of Agriculture, applauding him for publicly announcing that USDA would seek an exemption from its uniform labeling regulation, thereby speeding up the implementation of this important food safety label.  Currently, the rule is at the Office of Management and Budget, but it is hoped that it will be finalized soon.

 

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