In the United States, the Food Safety Inspection Service (FSIS), a unit of the Department of Agriculture (USDA), is responsible for the safety of meat and meat produces. In accordance with the following, please note that, for this chapter:

1. The text and tables have been collated from multiple USDA public documents (legal, regulatory, and training), distributed in USDA’S website, https://www.fsis.usda.gov.