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FSIS conducts tests for chemicals--including antibiotics, sulfonamides, and various other drugs, pesticides and environmental chemicals--in meat, poultry and egg products destined for human consumption. FSIS also conducts studies to determine presence of contaminants such as dioxin.
FSIS National Residue Program Data - Red Books This page contains the data resulting from sampling of meat and poultry products for FSIS National Residue Program (Blue Book) for the last few years. The data is published as the Red Book.
Repeat Violator Alert List This list contains the names and addresses of those parties responsible for repeat drug, pesticide, or chemical violations in animals presented for slaughter. It is updated monthly. "Repeat violators" are individuals or firms who repeatedly (i.e., on more than one occasion within a 12-month period) sell an animal for slaughter whose carcass is found to contain a violative level of a drug, pesticide, or other chemical residue; provided, however, that the most recent such sale occurred no earlier than September 6, 2001.