This page corresponds to Training Video 1 in MSU Extension’s 12-video Specialized Meat Processing Variance Training series. Below you will find supplemental information that will help you understand and complete Training Video 1: What is the Food Code and When is a Variance Needed?
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For questions about the variance, please contact the Michigan Department of Argriculture and Rural Develoment at 1-800-292-3939. You can also find more information about the meat variance at MDARD’s Meat Processing Regulations and Resources page.