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From: TSS ()
Subject: Re: Prohibition of the Use of SRMs for Human Food and Requirements for the Disposition of Non-Ambulatory Disabled Cattle USDA [Docket No. 03-025IFA]
Date: September 8, 2005 at 8:43 am PST

In Reply to: Prohibition of the Use of SRMs for Human Food and Requirements for the Disposition of Non-Ambulatory Disabled Cattle USDA [Docket No. 03-025IFA] posted by TSS on September 7, 2005 at 7:14 am:

03-025IF 03-025IF-631 Linda A. Detwiler [PDF]

http://www.fsis.usda.gov/OPPDE/Comments/03-025IF/03-025IF-631.pdf

Specified Risk Materials (SRMs)

I am in full support of the interim final rule which prohibits SRMs from being included in food for human consumption. In addition to the list of tissues published in this rule, I am requesting that additional tissues be added to the list. These would include dura
("sheath") covering the spinal cord and the ENTIRE INTESTINE (from pylorus to rectum). The scientific justification is provided below. THESE SRMs should also be prohibited from ANY FDA regulated food or product intended for human consumption, including but not limited to flavorings, extracts, etc. ...

Dr. Linda Detwiler comments in full;

http://www.fsis.usda.gov/OPPDE/Comments/03-025IF/03-025IF-634.pdf

TSS





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