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FSIS issues scenario on stunning

June 30, 2008
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WASHINGTON – The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) Humane Interactive Knowledge Exchange (HIKE) has issued HIKE Scenario 03-08: Egregious Electrical Stunning.

The scenario offers advice and instruction on how inspectors should handle noncompliance of regulation 9 CFR 313.30 (a) (4), which states that a stunned animal “shall remain in a state of surgical anesthesia through shackling, sticking and bleeding.”

The full scenario is available at http://www.fsis.usda.gov/FSIS_Employees/HIKE_03-08/index.asp.

Questions pertaining to HIKE scenarios, or answers provided on HIKE that are not resolved through discussions within the work-group or with FSIS supervisor should be submitted to Hike@fsis.usda.gov.

 

Source: American Meat Institute

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