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FSIS Seeks Comments On Draft Risk Assessment For The Public Health Impact Of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Virus In Poultry, Shell Eggs, And Egg Products

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December 5, 2008
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The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is seeking public comments on a draft quantitative food safety risk assessment for highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) virus from consumption of poultry products, shell eggs and egg products. The risk assessment was done in collaboration with the Department of Health and Human Services’ Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS). (USDA)