What does USDA stand for in government?
The US Department of Agriculture, or USDA, is a federal executive department responsible for farm policy, food safety, natural resources management, federal nutrition programs, and economic growth.
What is the purpose of USDA regulations?
USDA regulations protect and promote U.S. agricultural health, administer the Animal Welfare Act, carry out wildlife damage management activities, and ensure that America's agricultural exports are protected from unjustified trade restrictions.
What does the USDA do to protect consumers?
USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) ensures that our nation's meat, poultry and processed egg supply is wholesome, safe and properly labeled.