U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Ozone has been given GRAS (Generally Recognized as Safe) approval by the FDA for direct contact with food products, including all meat and poultry products 21CFR173.368.
U.S. Department of Agriculture
USDA final rule on ozone dated 12/17/2002, FSIS Directive 7120.1 states: safe and suitable in the production of meat and poultry.
Reference 21 CFR 173.368 - Ozone (CAS Reg. No. 10028-15-6) may be safely used in the treatment, storage, and processing of foods, including meat and poultry.
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
EPA Company # 93758, EPA Establishment # 93758-HUN-1
EPA Product # 93758-DIV-1, 93758-DIV-2, 93758-DIV-3, 93758-DIV041
Ozone can be used as an ingredient in or on organic foods meeting the National Organic Program requirements per §205.605. It is also approved as a surface sanitizer on contact surfaces for organic foods.
Food Directorate, Health Products and Food Branch
Ozone to improve the microbiological safety of food products