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Requested Industry Comment for Chicken Fillet

  • Thursday, October 26, 2017 2:43 PM
    Message # 5368319
    Brandice Pelfrey (Administrator)

    Commodity Procurement

    Industry Comment Request

    The Agricultural Marketing Service has issued a draft specification for the Federal Purchase Program Specification for Grilled Chicken Fillet, October 2017. 

    This draft proposes a new fully cooked, unbreaded chicken fillet made with whole muscle breast meat. We appreciate industry’s feedback on this draft, and have additional questions for the following sections:

    • Section 110 - What portion size is offered commercially to achieve  a 2.0 oz creditable portion for NSLP - is 2.75 to 3.0 oz a reasonable target?
    • Section 584 – How does the proposed 350mg /100g sodium upper limit compare with commercial product?

    View the Draft Specification 

    Comments on this draft should be directed to the following contacts no later than November 3, 2017:

    Terry Lutz,, 202-567-1757 and

    Anjeanette Johnson,, 202-692-0086

    Additional information is available on the Commodity Procurement website:

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