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Beginning July 23, all eyes will be on Japan as it hosts the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games. For me, this summer’s Olympics is the perfect blend of things that I’m passionate about – there’s cycling, there’s an international governing body...
As we recognize World Food Safety Day, we celebrate the five-year anniversary of the Food Safety Network (FSN), a partnership between USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS), the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), and the U.S. Food...
U.S. Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Stephen Censky led a successful trade mission to West Africa, October 28-31, where he helped U.S. exporters unlock new opportunities in the region and advocated for the Administration’s Prosper Africa initiative...
On October 5, FAS Administrator Ken Isley joined U.S. Chargé d’Affairs Robin Quinville for the grand opening of the USA Pavilion at the Anuga trade show in Cologne, Germany. Nearly 160 American companies participated in Anuga, the world’s largest...
USDA Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs Ted McKinney led a successful trade mission to Toronto and Montréal in September to show appreciation for the United States’ closest trading partner and to highlight the benefits of the...
U.S. seafood was in high demand at Seafood Expo Global (SEG), generating record 12-month projected sales exceeding $1.2 billion. SEG is the largest seafood trade event in the world and held annually in Brussels, Belgium. This year’s show welcomed...
March 22, 2019
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FAS Farm Bill Listening Sessions

On March 22, 2019, the Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) held listening sessions to solicit input from stakeholders with an interest in agency programs authorized under the Trade Title of the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2019. Thanks all the...
During one of multiple stops on his first official visit to Spain, FAS Administrator Ken Isley joined Spanish importers and the U.S. Grains Council at the Port of Tarragona to learn about opportunities for U.S. sorghum in the country. With Spain’s...
During Berlin Food Week September 17-23, the Foreign Agricultural Service is introducing German consumers and culinary professionals to an array of premium U.S. foods. FAS Berlin is teaming up with multiple U.S. industry organizations to showcase...
A culinary student from Lyceum of the Philippines University uses U.S. almonds to make mousse. (Photo Credit: U.S. Embassy in the Philippines) Enderun Colleges beat out two other culinary schools to win the first-ever Great American Taste Culinary...
By Jason Hafemeister, Trade Counsel, U.S. Department of Agriculture May is World Trade Month, a time to recognize and echo the importance of global trade, particularly fair trade. As we kickoff World Trade Month here at USDA, it’s important to...
Some people use speed dating to find life partners, but U.S. seafood exporters recently applied the concept to finding new trading partners. On March 10, Food Export-Northeast organized an event in Boston where 17 U.S. sellers met with 15 interested...