FSIS Requests Comments on Revised Testing Method for E. coli O157:H7

The Food Safety Inspection Service (FSIS) is announcing that, since January 8, 2008, its laboratories have implemented a revised methodology for detecting and identifying E. coli O157:H7

The Food Safety Inspection Service (FSIS) is announcing that, since January 8, 2008, its laboratories have implemented a revised methodology for detecting and identifying E. coli O157:H7 in regulatory verification samples. This new method can be found in the Microbiology Laboratory Guidebook (MLG), Chapter 5.04.

FSIS invites interested persons to submit comments on this notice. Submit [3] comments by November 17, 2008.