• GAO says some USDA food safety standards are outdated

    7 monthes ago - By Food Safety

    The USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service should carry on with its work to reduce pathogens in meat and poultry, but first, the agency needs to improve documentation, add some timelines to its tasks and check on the effectiveness of on-farm practices.
    Those three new recommendations by the Government Accountability Office , the auditing, evaluation, and investigative service of Congress, were released on Wednesday in a study that again reviewed USDA's work to reduce pathogens in meat and poultry products. The GAO's most recent report on the topic was in 2014.
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