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
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Office: Food Safety and Inspection Service
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
PROVISION OF SPECIALIZED SERVICES
Humane Slaughter Act, Public Law 85-765, 7 U.S.C 1901-1906; Poultry Products Inspection Act, Public Law 90-492, 21 U.S.C 451-471; Agriculture Marketing Act of 1946, 7 U.S.C 1621-1627; Egg Products Inspection Act, Public Law 91-597, 21 U.S.C 1031-1056; Federal Meat Inspection Act, Public Law 90-201, 21 U.S.C 601-624.
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.).
No Credentials or documentation are required. This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-87.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Preapplication coordination is not applicable. Environmental impact information is not required for this program. This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372.
This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-102. This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-110. 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
This program has no statutory formula.
Matching requirements are not applicable to this program.
MOE requirements are not applicable to this program.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Not applicable. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: 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 Regional Agency Offices. See Appendix IV of the Catalog for a list of addresses of the District Offices.
Dr. Daniel Engeljohn, Office of Field Operations, Food Safety and Inspection Service, Department of Agriculture, Washington, District of Columbia 20250-3700 Phone: (202) 720-8803.
(Salaries) FY 13 $975,000,000; FY 14 est $1,015,000,000; and FY 15 est $1,001,000,000
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