Meat, Poultry, and Egg Products Inspection
To assure that all meat, poultry and egg products produced in plants and shipped in commerce are federally inspected for safety, wholesomeness, and proper labeling.
General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Food Safety and Inspection Service, Department of Agriculture
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
J - Provision of Specialized Services; Z - Salaries and Expenses
Humane Slaughter Act, Public Law 85-765, 7 U.S.C. 1901-1906
Agriculture Marketing Act of 1946, 7 U.S.C. 1621-1627
Federal Meat Inspection Act, Public Law 90-201, 21 U.S.C. 601-624
Poultry Products Inspection Act, Public Law 90-492, 21 U.S.C. 451-471
Egg Products Inspection Act, Public Law 91-597, 21 U.S.C. 1031-1056
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Any meat or poultry plant planning to engage in slaughtering or processing meat and poultry products, and all egg products processing plants for shipment in commerce. This program is available in the U.S. and its Territories.
General public (meat, poultry, and egg products.)
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Preapplication coordination is not applicable.
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. A request for inspection should be submitted to the Meat, Poultry and Egg Products Inspection District Office, or to the Administrator.
Certification is made that the applicant meets the regulations on sanitation, and operating standards for the inspection of meat, poultry and egg products plant facilities and equipment.
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
How are proposals selected?
How may assistance be used?
Meat, poultry, and egg products plants located within the United States or its Territories engaged in slaughtering or processing meat, poultry, and egg products for shipment in commerce are required to have inspection. All plants located within the U.S. or its territories processing egg products are required to be under continuous USDA inspection. The Department of Agriculture is reimbursed for overtime and holiday inspection services. Inspection not required under law is provided on request for a fee.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formula is not applicable to this assistance listing.
Matching requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
MOE requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Not applicable All meat, poultry and egg products produced in plants and shipped in commerce is federally inspected for safety, wholesomeness, and proper labeling.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
See Appendix IV of the Catalog for a list of addresses of the District Offices.
William C. Smith
344-E Jamie Whitten Building
Washington, DC 20250-3700 US
(Salaries and Expenses) FY 18$1,058,000,000.00; FY 19 est $1,065,000,000.00; FY 20 est $1,045,000,000.00; FY 17$1,040,000,000.00; FY 16$1,023,000,000.00; -
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
MPI-7, Meat and Poultry Inspection Manual; Sanitation Handbook; 9 CFR 301-592, Inspection Regulations.
Examples of Funded Projects