Find out more about a new USDA initiative to promote transparency in Product of USA labeling that aims to develop a more rigorous set of origin qualifications without running afoul of World Trade Organization rules that previously disallowed the controversial COOL regulations.
Following a year-long delay due to the COVID-19 pandemic, APHIS will now be implementing Phase Six of the Lacey Act enforcement schedule at the start of October. Find out more about the new products added, including essential oils, wooden trunks, crates, and various musical instruments.
The USDA’S Agricultural Marketing Service will be launching its new Agriculture Trade Licensing & Attestation Solution (ATLAS) later this week, as the first phase of an improved electronic trade certification system for use by the dairy industry.
The Mexican Supreme Court today ruled in favor of overturning a 2017 lower court decision that prevented the Mexican federal government from implementing regulations to allow for the importation of fresh U.S. potatoes throughout the country.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture this week announced that it is seeking comments from the public in connection with the Biden administration’s wide-ranging review of the nation’s supply chains.
Find out more about the new portal being tested by the USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service that will simplify access to entry requirements for agricultural commodities imported into the United States.