Structure and Organization
Several offices make up the Food Safety and Inspection Service. Each plays a key role in protecting America's food supply.
Organization Chart (PDF Only) | Alternate Text
Detailed Organizational flow chart for the Food Safety and Inspection Service. (Key Agency Contacts reflects any changes made since the chart was published.)
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Programs & Offices
Office of the Administrator (OA)
The Office of the Administrator oversees FSIS' major programs. The Administrator is FSIS' top official, with overall responsibility for all inspection and standard-setting activities.Includes:
- Civil Rights
This staff provides advice, guidance and assistance on the implementation, management and compliance with Equal Employment Opportunity programs.
- Office of International Coordination
- Internal Controls Staff
- U.S. Codex Office
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO)
A Chief Financial Officer (CFO) has responsibility for budget and financial management in FSIS. The CFO leads development of policies and financial reporting systems to support FSIS' public health objectives.
Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO)
The Office of the Chief Information Officer is responsible for supporting food safety, public health, and food security requirements through development and implementation of information systems.
Office of Data Integration and Food Protection (ODIFP)
ODIFP coordinates and manages all homeland security activities within FSIS. It also houses the Data Analysis and Integration Staff, which coordinates the Agency's data collection, analysis, and integration activities across all program areas.
Office of Field Operations (OFO)
The Office Of Field Operations manages a nationwide program of inspection and enforcement activities regarding meat, poultry and egg products.
Office of Investigation, Enforcement, and Audit (OIEA)
Office is responsible for assessing program functions and operations under FSIS.
Office of Management (OM)
The Office of Management provides a full range of administrative and support services to FSIS.
Office of Outreach, Employee Education and Training (OOEET)
Office provides consolidated access, resources and technical support for small and very small plants to better assist them in providing safe and wholesome meat, poultry and processed egg products.
Office of Public Affairs and Consumer Education (OPACE)
This office is responsible for conducting public programs to inform, educate and work with a variety of different audiences.
Office of Policy and Program Development (OPPD)
This office develops and makes recommendations concerning all domestic and international policy for FSIS.
Office of Public Health Science (OPHS)
The Office of Public Health and Science provides scientific analysis, advice, data, and recommendations regarding matters involving public health and science that are of concern to FSIS.