Vermont Directives

Directives

A listing of VT or FSIS Directives appears here, organized by number and title. These directives provide official communications and instruction to Agency personnel in carrying out their functions.

 

5000 Series

VT Directive 5000.1  Revision 4 - Verifying An Establishment's Food Safety System (March 4, 2014)

VT Directive 5000.2: Review of Establishment Data by Inspection Personnel

VT Directive 5000.3: Identification and Segregation of Products - Revision 1

VT Directive 5000.6 Revision 1 - Performance of the Hazard Analysis Verification (HAV) Task           

VT Directive 5000.8 - Verifying Compliance with Requirements for Written Recall Procedures

VT Directive 5010.1 Rev 1: Food Safety Related Topics for Discussion during Weekly Meetings (Dec. 21, 2011)

VT Directive 5100.1: Enforcement, Investigations, and Analysis Officer (EIAO)  Food Safety Assessment Methodology – Rev. 4

VT Directive 5100.4, Rev 1: Enforcement, Investigations and Analysis Officer (EIAO) Public Health Risk Evaluation (PHRE) Methodology

VT Directive 5220.1 Rev 1: Granting or Refusing Inspection; Voluntary Suspending or Withdrawing Inspection; and Reinstating Inspection Under PHIS

VT Directive 5220.3: Issuance of a Ten-Day Letter for Inactive Operations

VT Directive 5420.1 Rev. 8: Food Defense Verification Tasks and Threat Notification Response Procedures for the Office of Field Operations 

VT Directive 5420.3:Food Defense Surveillance Procedures and National Terrorism Advisory System Alert Response for the Office of Investigation, Enforcement and Audit

VT Directive 5500.2 Revision 6 - Significant Incident Response

6000 Series

Series 

Title

6000.1

   Responsibilities Related to Foreign Animal Diseases (FADs) and Reportable Conditions - Revision 1 (Aug 3,      2005; 6 pp)

6020.1

    Enhanced Inspection of Poultry Related to a Notification of a Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) Outbreak     (Nov 20, 2009; 9 pp)

6030.1

    Religious Exemption for the Slaughter and Processing of Poultry - Revision 1 (Aug 10, 2005; 11 pp)

6100.1

    Ante-Mortem Livestock Inspection - Revision 2 (Jul 24, 2014; 18 pp)

6100.2

    Post-Mortem Livestock Inspection (Sep 17, 2007; 31 pp)

6100.3

    Anti-Mortem and Post-Mortem Poultry Inspection - Revision 1 (Apr 30, 2009; 16 pp)

6100.4

    Verification Instructions Related to Specified Risk Materials (Sep 13, 2007; 22 pp)

6100.8

    Instructions for Verification of IMPROVEST® Hogs (Oct 29, 2013; 3 pp)

6120.1

    Finished Product Standards Program for the New Line Speed Inspection System and the Streamlined Inspection    System (Aug 27, 1987; 3 pp)

6120.2

    High Pressure Processing (HPP) and Inspection  Program Personnel (IPP) Verification Responsibilities (May 23,    2012; 5 pp)

6170.1

    Ratite Anti-Mortem and Post-Mortem Inspection (Dec 7, 2007; 10 pp)

6210.2

    Inspection of Poultry Feet that are Presented as Eligible to Receive the Mark of Inspection - Revision 1 (May 3,  2005; 4 pp)

6240.1

    Inspection, Sampling, and Disposition of Animals for Tuberculosis - Revision 1 (Jan 29, 2009; 10 pp)

6300.1

    Manufacture of Animal Food or Uninspected Articles at Official Establishments - Revision 1 (Mar 20, 2015; 3 pp)

6330.1

    Carcass Spraying During Chilling (May 26, 1993; 6 pp)

6355.1

Use of Chlorine Dioxide in Poultry Chill Water (Sep 23, 1996; 3 pp)

6400.1

    Fowl Ova (Aug 22, 1983; 3 pp)

6410.1

    Verifying Sanitary Dressing and Process Control Procedures in Slaughter Operations of Cattle of Any Age -  Revision 1 (Nov 3, 2011;  23 pp)

6410.3

Verifying Sanitary Dressing and Process Control Procedures by Off-Line Inspection Program Personnel (IPP) in Poultry Slaughter Operations (Jul 17, 2012; 37 pp)

6420.2

    Verification of Procedures for Controlling Fecal Material, Ingesta and Milk in Slaughter Operations (Mar 31, 2004; 14 pp)

6440.1

    Verification Activities for the Sanitary Air Inflation of Livestock Carcasses and Parts (Apr 14, 2011; 3 pp)

6700.1

    Retained Water in Raw Meat and Poultry Products (Nov 27, 2002; 11 pp)

6810.1

    Grademark Labeling on Meat and Poultry Products (Sep 22, 1989; 6 pp)

6810.2

    Marking Carcasses and Products (Meat)-Amendment 1 (Mar 13, 1986; 3 pp)

6900.2

    Humane Handling and Slaughter of Livestock - Revision 2 (Aug 15, 2011; 40 pp)

6910.1

    District Veterinary Medical Specialist (DVMS) - Work Methods - Revision 1 (Dec 7, 2009;18 pp)

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