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Radura symbol Public Meeting to Discuss the Application of Low Dose Irradiation as a Processing Aid (Sep 12, 2008)
For more information about the September 18 meeting, or to register, visit our Meetings & Events page. | More Upcoming Meetings
Photo of hurricane USDA ALERT: Keeping Food Safe During an Emergency (Sep 11, 2008) | En Español PDF
Recommendations to those who have been, or may be, affected by severe storms.
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  • Technical Guidance for Inspected Establishments, Food Service
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  • USDA's Emergency Preparedness and Response
  • Scientist conducting laboratory test FSIS Issues Final Rule Revising the Accredited Laboratory Program (Sep 11, 2008)
    The final rule | PDF announced revised and consolidated standards and procedures for the accreditation of non-Federal analytical chemistry laboratories.

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    A Consumer's Guide to Food Safety: Severe Storms and Hurricanes | PDF (2.1MB) | En Español
    Keeping food safe during power outages and flooding. More emergency information...
    Preparing for a Weather Emergency | PDF | En Español | En Español PDF
    A list of steps to take before and after severe weather strikes.
    Barbecue and Food Safety | PDFEn Español | En Español PDF
    Use these simple guidelines for grilling food safely.
    Microwave Ovens and Food Safety | PDF
    This comprehensive fact sheet answers all your microwave questions.

    Last Modified: September 15, 2008



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