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Policy Development Division

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 activities.
 
Image of an Inspector Interactive Knowledge Exchange (IKE)
IKE is a tool available to all Field Operations employees. Through the use of fictional scenarios, IKE allows employees to review FSIS requirements, and hopefully, to correlate with his or her work-group and supervisor regarding the application of those requirements. Also available on the IKE homepage are the following links:
  • Technical Guidance Documents
    Guidance for meat, poultry, egg products, and retail and foodservice establishments in hurricane-affected areas that identifies food safety factors establishments should consider as they resume operations.
Image of Cows Humane Interactive Knowledge Exchange (HIKE)
Like IKE, the HIKE uses fictional scenarios to help employees improve their knowledge and understanding of humane handling and slaughter laws, regulations, directives and notices.

Also available on the HIKE web page are the following links:
meeting PolicyPoints
PolicyPoints are PowerPoint presentations prepared for each new FSIS issuance (e.g., notices and directives) to provide a uniform delivery system for supervisors, inspection personnel and industry to minimize the need for clarification after release of new issuances. Each presentation will capture the highlights and significant changes in each new issuance.
askFSIS askFSIS
Find answers to questions on inspection-related policies, programs, systems, and procedures. Search the knowledge base, submit a new question, or sign up to be notified when answers are updated.
Image of cows Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) and Specified Risk Material (SRM) Guidance Materials and Resources
Information and Resources on Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) and Specified Risk Material (SRM) provides assistance to producers, agricultural businesses and inspection program personnel in maintaining compliance with mandatory food safety and inspection legislation.
Image of a Phone Find Out What to Expect When Contacting Us (PDF Only)
Our offices are located in Omaha, Nebraska and we can be contacted via email or phone with technical questions. Hours of operation are 6:00 am to 5:00 pm Central Time, Monday through Friday. Visit Contact Us for phone/fax numbers and Email addresses.

 

Last Modified Mar 19, 2014