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USDA/FSIS RIN: 0583-AD32 Publication ID: Fall 2014 
Title: Modernization of Poultry Slaughter Inspection 

FSIS is amending the poultry products inspection regulations to establish a new inspection system for young chickens and all turkeys. Young chicken and turkey slaughter establishments that do not choose to operate under the new poultry inspection system may continue to operate under their current inspection systems. The Agency is also making several changes to the regulations that will affect all establishment that slaughter poultry other than ratites.

Agency: Department of Agriculture(USDA)  Priority: Other Significant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Completed Actions 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
CFR Citation: 9 CFR 381.36    9 CFR.381.45    9 CFR 381.46    9 CFR 381.65    9 CFR 381.66    9 CFR 381.69    9 CFR 381.76    9 CFR 381.91    9 CFR 381.94    9 CFR 381.129    9 CFR 500.6     (To search for a specific CFR, visit the Code of Federal Regulations.)
Legal Authority: 21 USC 451 et seq   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  01/27/2012  77 FR 4408   
NPRM Comment Period End  05/29/2012  77 FR 24873   
Final Action  08/21/2014  79 FR 49566   
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Small Entities Affected: Businesses  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Dr. Daniel L Engeljohn
Assistant Administrator, Office of Policy and Program Development
Department of Agriculture
Food Safety and Inspection Service
Room 402 Cotton Annex Building, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., 349-E JWB,
Washington, DC 20250
Phone:202 205-0495
Fax:202 720-2025