USDA Agricultural Marketing Service 

The Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) administers programs that create domestic and international marketing opportunities for U.S. producers of food, fiber, and specialty crops.

National Poultry Improvement Plan 

The National Poultry Improvement Plan (NPIP) is a cooperative Federal-State-industry program for controlling certain poultry diseases.

Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) 

The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is the public health agency in USDA responsible for ensuring the nation’s commercial supply of meat, poultry and egg products is safe, wholesome, and correctly labeled and packaged.

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) 

The Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service is a multi-faceted government agency with a broad mission that includes protecting and promoting U.S. agricultural health, regulating genetically engineered organisms, administering the Animal Welfare Act and carrying out wildlife damage management activities.

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) 

is the government agency that oversees programs in farm and foreign agricultural services; food nutrition and consumer services; food safety; marketing and regulatory programs; natural resources and environment; research, education and economics and rural development.

FDA Egg Safety Rule 

The FDA Egg Safety Rule requires preventive measures on farms during egg production, as well as refrigeration during storage and transportation. Playing it Safe with Eggs states fresh eggs must be handled carefully to avoid the possibility of foodborne illness.

Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 

The Food and Drug Administration is responsible for protecting the public health by ensuring the safety, efficacy, and security of human and veterinary drugs, biological products, and medical devices; and by ensuring the safety of our nation’s food supply, cosmetics, and products that emit radiation. The Food and Drug Administration is an agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Center for Disease Control (CDC) 

CDC works 24/7 to protect America from health, safety and security threats, both foreign and in the U.S. Whether diseases start at home or abroad, are chronic or acute, curable or preventable, human error or deliberate attack, CDC fights disease and supports communities and citizens to do the same. The Center for Disease Control is one of the major components of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Food Marketing Institute (FMI) 

The Food Market Institute (FMI) works with and on behalf of the food entire industry to advance a safer, healthier and more efficient consumer food supply chain.