Topics covered include animal health surveillance, plant pests, biotechnology regulation, emergency preparedness and response, wildlife damage management, animal welfare, and importing and exporting concerns.
This website provides information on the regulations, statistics, and forms related to programs such as School Meals, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (formerly food stamps), and Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Program.
The official website of the Food Safety and Inspection Service which is the public health agency in the U.S. Department of Agriculture responsible for ensuring that the nation's commercial supply of meat, poultry, and egg products is safe, wholesome, and correctly labeled and packaged.
The Thesaurus and Glossary are online vocabulary tools of agricultural terms in English and Spanish and are cooperatively produced by the National Agricultural Library, USDA, and the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture as well as other Latin American agricultural institutions belonging to the Agriculture Information and Documentation Service of the Americas (SIDALC).
Provides information on regulations and policies concerning growing, labeling, and marketing farm produce as organic. The site also includes the list of allowed and prohibited substances that may be used in organic production and handling operations.
State fact sheets provide information on population, income, education, employment, federal funds, organic agriculture, farm characteristics, farm financial indicators, top commodities, and exports, for each state in the United States. Links to county-level data are included when available.
Food, nutrition counseling, and access to health services are provided to low-income women, infants, and children under the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children, popularly known as WIC.