Chapter 1 - Introduction to the Meat Programs
Glossary

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AERO
Audit, Evaluation and Risk Oversight Branch
CAC
Codex Alimentarius Commission
CAR
Corrective Action Request
Chief
Chief of a specific Program
CVS
Compliance Verification System
Divisional
By the Meat Programs Division (MPD)
Director
Director of the MPD
ED
Executive Director, Operations
EDO
Area Executive Director, Operations designated by the President of the Agency
FAERS
Food and Agriculture Emergency Response System
FAO
United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization
FPI
Food Processing Inspector
FPS
Food Processing Supervisor
F/P/T Agreements
Federal / Provincial / Territory agreements
FSEP
Food Safety Enhancement Program
HACCP
Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point
IM
Inspection Manager
MIA
Meat Inspection Act
MIR
Meat Inspection Regulations, 1990
MOP
Meat Hygiene Manual of Procedures
MPIS
Meat Programs Inspection System
NTI
National Training Initiative
OIE
World Organization for Animal Health
QMS
Quality Management System
OV
Official veterinarian
Registered
Registered under the authority of the MIA and MIR
RIAS
Regulatory Impact Analysis Statement
RD
Regional Director
RVO
Regional Veterinary Officer
SI
Slaughter Inspector
SPS
Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures Agreement
USDA
United States Department of Agriculture
VIC
Veterinarian in charge
WTO
World Trade Organization
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