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About FSIS
MISSION STATEMENT: The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is the public health agency in the U.S. Department of Agriculture responsible for ensuring that the nation's commercial supply of meat, poultry, and egg products is safe, wholesome, and correctly labeled and packaged.
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FSIS manages the National Advisory Committees on:
Photo of Natasha Williams Faces of Food Safety
Consumer confidence in our food supply comes as a result of the work of the men and women of FSIS. "Faces of Food Safety" introduces you to employees who play a key role in making our food safe.
Photo of Michelle Cox Annual Performance Plan, FY 2013
The APP provides a clear list of Agency priorities and a detailed roadmap of the steps FSIS intends to take during the current fiscal year to achieve its mission.

For More Information Regarding Structure & Organization
Provides frontline contact information as well as a listing of the different offices that make up the Food Safety and Inspection Service.

For More Information Regarding Faces of Food Safety
Meet some of our FSIS employees—men and women who play a vital role in making our food safe.

For More Information Regarding FSIS Biographies
Contains the biographies of FSIS leadership.

For More Information Regarding Associated Agencies & Partners
This page lists FSIS' partners in securing the safety of the American food supply.

For More Information Regarding Cooperative Agreements
FSIS strengthens its public health capabilities and support for food safety innovation through the funding of cooperative agreements.

For More Information Regarding Agency History
This section notes milestones in FSIS' evolution, from the early days of USDA through passage of the Federal Meat Inspection Act (FMIA) and other Acts to the creation of a modern science-based inspection system.

For More Information Regarding Strategic Planning
Like all organizations, FSIS uses the strategic planning process to pave the way for meeting organizational goals and objectives over a future period of time.

Last Modified: February 1, 2013



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