Establishment was below the Salmonella percent positive LOI 1 percentile cut point on most recent sample set, unannounced sampling, or other Salmonella testing programs

LOI 1: Establishment has not been cited in the STEPSb database more than once; or if it has, any related FSA and follow-up sampling has been completed more than 120 days previously, any related enforcement actions are closed, and establishment meets all other criteria for LOI 1

Establishment was below the LOI 1 percentile cut point for Salmonella serotypes of human health concern or pulsed field gel electrophoresis (PFGE) matchesc

An establishment has not been linked to an outbreak; or if it has, any related FSA and follow-up sampling has been completed more than 120 days previously, any related enforcement actions are closed, and establishment meets all other criteria for LOI 1

An establishment whose public health noncompliance record (NR) rate (over a rolling three-month average) is less than the LOI 1 percentile cut point, when all other indicators suggest the process is in controld

a Could be expanded to include other federal, state, local, foreign government, or industry positive samples once data are available and can be analyzed.

b System for Tracking E. coli O157:H7 Positive Suppliers.

c Future criteria to be implemented when data analysis is complete.

d Percentile cut point to be determined via data analysis.



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