U.S. Department of Agriculture Reissues Inspection Instructions for Certain Beef Products from South America

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced the reissuance of a prior notice relating to the import of beef products from South America. The notice includes instructions for inspection program personnel at official import establishments to follow when conducting import reinspection activities related to the use of fresh meat inspection certificates for fully cooked beef skeletal muscle meat from select countries in South America. Products with fresh meat inspection certificates are exempt from further testing.