With research and development funds provided by the FAS Technical Assistance for Specialty Crops Program, FAS and ARS are working to produce compostable PLU labels. They are collaborating with the International Fresh Produce Association and Sinclair Systems International to meet the EU standards. The goal is to develop adhesives that are both food-safe and compostable. When achieved, this will allow American companies to export fruits and vegetables as usual while helping to decrease food waste and methane emissions.
U.S. Department of Agriculture Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs Alexis M. Taylor will lead USDA’s first-ever regional agribusiness trade mission to the Netherlands between April 17-20.
Tom Vilsack and European Union Agriculture Commissioner Janusz Wojciechowski traveled to a family-owned and operated grain and vegetable farm in Maryland so the Commissioner could learn more about U.S. agriculture and its commitment to climate-smart, sustainable production.
Regardless of where you live or what language you speak, treating that special someone in your life to delicious food is a universal act of love. If you are looking for ideas on how to show your love this Valentine’s Day, look no further. The U.S...
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agricultural Service is accepting applications from U.S. exporters for its first-ever regional agricultural trade mission to Amsterdam, Netherlands, April 17 – 20, 2023.