FSIS has announced that the National Advisory Committee on Meat and Poultry Inspection (NACMPI) will hold a public meeting on Wednesday, March 21 to discuss the proposed rule on the Modernization of Poultry Slaughter Inspection published January 27, 2012. FSIS will provide an overview of the proposed rule, followed by open discussion and comments.  The public meeting will be held via Web conference on  March 21 from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. EST.

Information on accessing the Web conference will be posted on the FSIS Web site here.  FSIS will finalize the agenda on or before the meeting and post it on the NACMPI Web site here.