Charles L. Gioglio, Associate

Charlie-CMr. Gioglio served 33 plus years with the Food safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) of USDA.  He started his career with FSIS as a food inspector in New York City (NYC), and rose through the ranks to hold numerous positions throughout the Agency both in the field and headquarters.  Mr. Gioglio possesses a broad based knowledge of the statutes and regulations governing the production and inspection of meat, poultry, and processed egg products.  Because of his substantial knowledge and experience, Charles has held positions as the Director of the Recall Management Division, the Director of the Inspection and Initiatives Staff, and the Director of the Labeling and Program Development Division.  Mr. Gioglio also served USDA as the Executive Secretariat to the Meat and Poultry Inspection Advisory Committee.  He concluded his work with FSIS as a Program Manager in the Office of Field Operation (OFO) where he had overseen the development and implementation of the Public Health Information System (PHIS) for OFO.

Charlie has a broad and practical understanding of meat and poultry processing industry and inspection issues.  He participated in the development and implementation of the HACCP regulations and many of the recent operational directives, notices, and policies that provide guidance and instruction to inspection personnel.  Part of his role in OFO was to review and respond to industry appeals of Noncompliance reports and decisions by inspection personnel.

Charlie regularly conducted monthly webinars for FSIS field supervisors and Enforcement, Investigation, and Analysis Officers (EIAOs) to deliver training and correlate on new inspection policies and initiatives.  Recent examples include the new tools EIAOs use for conducting Comprehensive Food Safety Assessments (FSAs), and inspector and supervisor responsibilities for the Hazard Analysis Verification (HAV) tasks.  Charlie participated in developing Inspection Methods (IM) training for inspection personnel, and has delivered IM training to on topics such as the HAV.

Prior to joining the FSIS, Charles was the Quality Control Manager of John Krauss, Inc., a meat processing establishment in Jamaica, NY.  He began his career in the food business as a butcher and Delicatessen Manager in his family’s retail stores some 40 years ago.

Charlie holds an AAS in Food Processing Technology from The State University of New York, and a BA in management from National Lewis University.