Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) veterinarians hold critical positions that support the USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) commitment to ensuring food safety .
Responsibilities Perform antemortem and post mortem inspection of meat and poultry products. Conduct foreign animal disease surveillance. Supervise and assist food inspectors on the inspection line to ensure compliance with federal regulations. Perform egg product inspection. Apply federal meat and poultry inspection procedures, including animal welfare laws.
What does a PHV do?
Veterinarians assess live animals to ensure sick and diseased animals or carcasses are doomed.
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