The Labeling and Program Delivery Division (LPDD) develops policies and inspection verification methods and administers programs to protect consumers from misbranded and economically adulterated meat, poultry and egg products such that all labels are truthful and not misleading.
Policy Operations Division
The Policy Operations Division (POD) is responsible for coordinating administrative activities within OPPD and for improving controls and communication within the Office.
The Policy Analysis Division (PAD) develops and conducts sound and consistent economic analysis of preliminary, final and existing agency regulations and policies, identifying regulatory alternatives, economic and social impacts, and ascertaining consistency with agency policy.
The Policy Development Division (PDD) provides leadership in the identification of policy needs and the subsequent development of policy solutions to address the intent and application of verification and enforcement policy in in-plant activity.
Policy Issuances Division
The Policy Issuances Division (PID) provides leadership for the analysis and development of Agency regulations and associated issuances (FSIS Notices and Directives), and for the Agency's petition process. PID ensures compliance with relevant legal requirements, program needs, and policy priorities.
Risk and Innovations Management Division
The Risk and Innovations Management Division (RIMD) is responsible for compliance guideline development and coordinates the development and implementation of Agency programs to foster the development and facilitate the use of new technologies.
International Policy Division
The International Policy Division (IPD) develops and communicates policy for all aspects of FSIS' international program. IPD works closely with the Office of International Affairs on import and export policies, equivalence determinations, inspections at port of entry and audits of foreign systems.