What is the Food Code?

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?

Supplemental Material

  • Food Code - Michigan Modified 2009

    Published on March 14, 2020
    The Food Code is a model for safeguarding public health and ensuring food is unadulterated when offered to the consumer. It represents FDA's best advice for a uniform system of provisions that address the safety and protection of food.

  • Food Code - US Public Health Service FDA 2009

    Published on March 14, 2020
    The Food Code is a model for safeguarding public health and ensuring food is unadulterated when offered to the consumer. It represents FDA's best advice for a uniform system of provisions that address the safety and protection of food.

  • Food Code - US Public Health Service FDA 2013

    Published on March 14, 2020
    The Food Code is a model for safeguarding public health and ensuring food is unadulterated when offered to the consumer. It represents FDA's best advice for a uniform system of provisions that address the safety and protection of food.

  • Food Code - Chapter 3

    Published on March 14, 2020
    The Food Code is a model for safeguarding public health and ensuring food is unadulterated when offered to the consumer. It represents FDA's best advice for a uniform system of provisions that address the safety and protection of food.

Contact

For customer service or technical support questions when ordering the DVD or online video access, please contact shop.msu.edu customer support.

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.

For questions about the meat variance training series and how it can help you, please contact MSU Extension specialist Jeannine Schweihofer at grobbelj@msu.edu or Sarah Wells at wellssa1@msu.edu.