Retail Meat and Poultry Processing Guidelines

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The Retail Meat and Poultry Processing Guidelines provide sound scientific support for the production of unique meat and poultry products such as dry and semi-dry fermented sausage, meat jerky and cured and smoked meat and poultry.

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AFDO is pleased to provide these guidelines in response to requests from state and local government to provide guidance for the processing of meat and poultry at retail.
The guidelines have been reviewed and approved by members of the AFDO Retail Food Committee, the AFDO Board of Directors and the U.S. Department of Agriculture.