Catfish inspection rule finalized

Catfish inspection rule finalized

THE U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety & Inspection Service (FSIS) released a final rule establishing an inspection program for fish under the order Siluriformes, including catfish.

The final rule is the culmination of a more than seven-year effort by many southern members of Congress to transfer inspection responsibilities from the Food & Drug Administration to FSIS.

An FSIS inspection program was first au

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