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Policy Analysis Division

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.

 
Regulatory Impact Analyses
The FSIS Regulatory Impact Analyses (RIAs) can be found in the Executive Order 12866 and Regulatory Flexibility Act section of most Federal Register publications.

Mandatory Inspection of Catfish and Catfish Products - Preliminary Regulatory Impact Analysis (2011; PDF Only)
Prohibition of the Use of Specified Risk Materials for Human Food and Requirements for the Disposition of Non-Ambulatory Disabled Cattle - Impact Analysis Report ( 2007; PDF Only)
Section 610 Regulatory Flexibility Act Reviews

Review of the Pathogen Reduction; Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) Systems Final Rule Pursuant to Section 610 of the Regulatory Flexibility Act, as Amended (2006; PDF Only)
Role of Economics in the Regulatory Development Process | PDF (Aug 2011)
This PowerPoint presentation provides an overview of the role of economics in the regulatory process. It highlights the links between policy development, risk assessments and the regulatory impact analyses.
Statutes and Executive Orders
Summary of laws, executive orders and other guidelines governing the rulemaking process.
Journal Publications

Analysis of the Relationship between Economic Measures and Salmonella Testing Results in Young Chicken Slaughter Establishments (PDF Only)
Article published in the Journal of Food Protection regarding a study conducted to determine whether financial performance measures are systematically associated with Salmonella test results.
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Risk Assessments
This page provides FSIS risk assessment reports and models for Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy, Clostridium perfringens, E. coli O157:H7, Listeria monocytogenes, Salmonella, etc.
 
Last Modified Mar 19, 2014