South Dakota added to cooperative interstate shipment program for meat processors


Last updated 6/16/2021 at 8:26am

From U.S. Department of Agriculture

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service — FSIS — and the state of South Dakota have finalized a Cooperative Interstate Shipment — CIS — agreement, which provides an opportunity for selected state-inspected meat and poultry processors to ship their products across state lines. Under the CIS agreement, the state of South Dakota may inspect meat in selected establishments for shipment throughout the United States.

The CIS program was launched in 2012 under Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack after bei...

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