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Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
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Mission


The Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) protects the health of U.S. agriculture and natural resources against invasive pests and diseases, regulates genetically engineered crops, administers the Animal Welfare Act, and helps people and wildlife coexist. APHIS also certifies the health of U.S. agricultural exports and resolves phytosanitary and sanitary issues to open, expand, and maintain markets for U.S plant and animal products.

Strategic Plan

APHIS' Strategic Plan outlines the goals, objectives, and performance measures that set the direction of our agency’s work.

APHIS Impact Report

This report highlights the impact of APHIS’ work across the Nation and around the world.
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