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U.S. Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Company Profile

11:44 EST 24th November 2017 | BioPortfolio

The Animal and Plant Health inspection Service (APHIS) is responsible for protecting and promoting U.S. agricultural health, administering the Animal Welfare Act, and carrying out wildlife damage management activities.The APHIS mission is an integral part of U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) efforts to provide the Nation with safe and affordable food. Without APHIS protecting America's animal and plant resources from agricultural pests and diseases, threats to our food supply and to our Nation's economy would be enormous. For example, if Mediterranean fruit fly and Asian longhorned beetle, two major agricultural pests, were left unchecked by APHIS, production and marketing losses of several billions of dollars would occur annually in this country. And, if APHIS was not on the job as the first line of defense, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, animal diseases like foot-and-mouth disease and bovine spongiform encephalopathy (mad cow disease) could devastate our livestock industry and our food supply. All these plant and animal pests and disease threats could cost billions of dollars in lost domestic and international markets and have a huge impact on U.S. consumers, but APHIS has aggressively and successfully worked to prevent and respond to these situations.

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4700 River Road,
Riverdale
Maryland
20737
United States of America


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Multistate Outbreak of Human Campylobacter Infections Linked to Pet Store Puppies

The Ohio Department of Health, several other states, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and the United States Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (U...

USDA to Re-engage Stakeholders on Revisions to Biotech Regulation

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has announced it is withdrawing a proposed rule to revise the Agency's biotechnology regulations and that...

USDA APHIS Announces Extension of Deregulation to GE Canola

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has announced the extension of deregulation to Bayer CropScience's canola event MS11, genetically enginee...

USDA APHIS Announces Availability of Petition for Deregulation of GE Cotton

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has made available for public comment a petition from Bayer CropScience, seeking deregulation of cotton g...

USDA Urged to Start Over on Proposed Rule to Revamp Biotech Regulation

The US government has regulated genetically modified organisms (GMOs) under the "Coordinated Framework for the Regulation of Biotechnology" (Coordinated Framework). In January 2017, the U.S. Departmen...

USDA Releases Final Risk Assessment, Finding of No Significant Impact, and Permit for GE Diamondback Moth

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has announced the availability of a final environmental assessment (EA) and finding of no significant imp...

Biocon says Malaysia insulin plant passed HPRA inspection

Biocon says its insulin plant in Malaysia has been awarded a European GMP certificate after an inspection by Ireland’s Health Products Regulatory Authority (HPRA).

USDA announces $7.2 million for research on plant-biotic interactions

(National Institute of Food and Agriculture ) The US Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) today announced 10 grants totaling $7.2 million for research o...

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Use of Temperature, Humidity, and Slaughter Condemnation Data to Predict Increases in Transport Losses in Three Classes of Swine and Resulting Foregone Revenue.

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) conducts weekly surveillance of slaughter condemnation rates to provide early warning for emerging...

Plant Hormones: Key Players in Gut Microbiota and Human Diseases?

It is well established that plant hormones such as auxins, cytokinins (CKs), and abscisic acid (ABA) not only govern important plant physiological traits but are key players in plant-microbe interacti...

Association Between Employment and Mental Health Service Use Among Justice-Involved Individuals.

Using a nationally representative sample of justice-involved persons (N = 1525), the present study examined the extent to which employment status was associated with mental health service use by v...

Plant-made vaccines and reagents for the One Health initiative.

The One Health initiative is increasingly becoming a prominent discussion topic in animal and human health, with its focus on prevention of spread of zoonotic diseases, both in animals, and from anima...

North Carolina state agencies working to prevent agricultural injuries and illnesses.

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Effect of Plant and Animal Proteins on Biomarkers of Colorectal Cancer and Type 2 Diabetes in Healthy Adults (ScenoProt)

The aim of this study is to investigate the effects of dietary plant and animal proteins on gut metabolism and markers for colorectal cancer as well as blood protein metabolites and marker...

The Clinical Application of Artificial Intelligent(AI) Visual Inspection System

In this study, the investigators provide participants from ophthalmic clinic the AI visual inspection system and EDTRS in the purpose of seeking out a better way of visual inspection with ...

APOA2 Gene, Diet, Inflammation and Gut Health

Nutrients and chemicals in food are able to regulate expression of genetic elements. Gene-nutrient interaction in response to unhealthy diets can increase an individual's risk, shifting th...

Does Inspection of Colonic Mucosa During Insertion Improve Adenoma Detection?

This is a prospective randomised controlled trial to assess an intervention of inspection during both phases of colonoscopic examination ( insertion and withdrawal) improve adenoma detecti...

Low Fat Plant-based Diet Effects on Body Composition Indices

The effect of a diet free from animal-sourced nutrients on body composition in weight reduction programs is not well established. In this non-randomised free living interventional case-con...

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U.S. Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service

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Canadian Food Inspection Agency

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