Quality Systems Certification Program [Agricultural Marketing Service] Law and Legal Definition

According to 7 CFR 54.1 [Title 7—Agriculture; Subtitle B -- Regulations Of The Department Of Agriculture; Chapter I -- Agricultural Marketing Service H1 (Standards, Inspections, Marketing Practices), Department Of Agriculture; Subchapter C -- Regulations And Standards Under The Agricultural Marketing Act Of 1946 And The Egg Products Inspection Act, Part 54 -- Meats, Prepared Meats, And Meat Products (Grading, Certification, And Standards), Subpart A -- Regulations Definitions] Quality Systems Certification Program is “A multifaceted program allowing all aspects of the livestock industry to have quality systems, or processes within quality systems, verified by AMS agent(s) to effectuate use of such quality systems to meet contractual requirements, or as a marketing tool.”