USA: FSIS mulls change to federal meat inspection regulations for pizza
The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is mulling a proposal to amend the federal meat inspection regulations with regard to pizza. The proposed change is in response to a petition submitted by the National Frozen Pizza Institute (NFPI). The agency revealed that the "pizza with meat" and "pizza with sausage" standards of identity may be inhibiting manufacturers of federally-inspected frozen pizzas from producing and marketing the new styles of pizza demanded by modern consumers. It has therefore suggested that they be removed.
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