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Nutrition & Food Sciences: Food Safety & Inspection Service (FSIS)

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Food Safety & Inspection Service (FSIS)

Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) Mission Statement: Protecting the public’s health by ensuring the safety of meat, poultry, and processed egg products.

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One Team, One Purpose—Protecting Public Health and Preventing Foodborne Illness
FSIS' agency mission book, One Team, One Purpose—Protecting Public Health and Preventing Foodborne Illness (January 2014) provides a brief overview of how the agency works to lower the incidence of pathogens that cause foodborne illness and limit the occurrence of outbreaks in our regulated products.

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Data Collection & Reports

FSIS Data Analysis and Reporting

Learn what type of data FSIS collects, what type of analyses are performed using the data, and how these analyses are used in performance management and strategic planning. Includes annual sampling plans and Public Health Regulations (PHR).


FSIS Datasets

Data files; establishment-specific data; sample datasets and corresponding data dictionaries.



FoodNet is a collaborative project among FSIS, CDC, and FDA to identify, control, and prevent foodborne disease hazards. FoodNet uses sentinel sites in various states to provide more stable and accurate national estimates of the burden and sources of specific foodborne diseases. See Also: OutbreakNet, CDC's Foodborne Outbreak Online Database

Additional Information

Access Fact Sheets on topics such as safe food handling, foodborne illness and disease, at-risk populations, and many more.

Learn about Food Safety Education.


Regulations, Directives, and Notices


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