APPENDIX A
Statement of Task

An ad hoc committee will examine methods proposed by Food Safety Inspection Service (FSIS) to schedule followup surveillance of in-commerce establishments using a risk-based approach. The committee will review and comment on the assumptions, risk factors, and methodology FSIS proposes to use to prioritize followup surveillance at in-commerce business with prior surveillance history. The committee will also review and comment on the agency's proposal for determinants that would indicate the need for followup surveillance and review and comment on the proposed frequency of followup surveillance activities. A letter report will be issued.



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APPENDIX A Statement of Task An ad hoc committee will examine methods proposed by Food Safety Inspection Service (FSIS) to schedule followup surveillance of in-commerce establishments using a risk-based approach. The committee will review and comment on the assumptions, risk factors, and methodology FSIS proposes to use to prioritize followup surveillance at in-commerce business with prior surveillance history. The committee will also review and comment on the agency's proposal for determinants that would indicate the need for followup surveillance and review and comment on the proposed frequency of followup surveillance activities. A letter report will be issued. 16