Provides guidance material and instruction in support of FSIS notices, directives, policies and regulations.
| Humane Interactive Knowledge Exchange (HIKE)
The Humane Interactive Knowledge Exchange (HIKE) is provided to help Field Operations' employees keep current, and correlated, on regulatory requirements, directives, notices, etc. HIKE allows, through the use of fictional scenarios, an employee to review FSIS requirements, and hopefully, to correlate with his or her work-group and supervisor regarding the application of those requirements.
| Interactive Knowledge Exchange (IKE)
The Interactive Knowledge Exchange (IKE) is a provided to help Field Operations' employees keep current, and correlated, on regulatory requirements, directives, notices, HACCP, SOP, and/or agency sampling programs. IKE allows, through the use of fictional scenarios, an employee to review FSIS requirements, and hopefully, to correlate with his or her work-group and supervisor regarding the application of those requirements.
|FSIS Notice of Reassessment for E. Coli 0157:H7 Control and Completion of Checklist for all Beef Operations
Expired FSIS Notice 65-07 summarized a number of significant developments involving Escherichia coli O157:H7 ( E. coli O157:H7) in beef products that occurred since the beginning of the high prevalence season for this pathogen and instructs inspection program personnel to meet with the establishment, to review the developments at that meeting, and to advise the establishment that these developments constitute changes that could affect the establishments hazard analysis or cause the establishment to alter its HACCP plan.
| Pathogen Reduction & HACCP
Online access to reference materials for Pathogen Reduction & HACCP. Much of the material used for training of Agency personnel also has applicability to state and local regulators in training their employees. Further, it is of interest to members of the meat and poultry industry in developing comprehensive training for their own personnel.
These PowerPoint presentations are provided to promote a uniform understanding of FSIS issuances (e.g., notices and directives).
| Workplace Violence Prevention
In October 1998, the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) implemented a Workplace Violence (WPV) Prevention Program to decrease the incidents of violence in the workplace of all FSIS employees. Workplace violence is defined as any type of violence, threat, intimidation or other disruptive behavior in the workplace.