The United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service is reestablishing the Secretary's Advisory Committee on Animal Health. This federal advisory committee provides the Secretary of Agriculture with input and feedback about ways to prevent, conduct surveillance on, monitor, control, or eradicate animal diseases of national importance. The previous charter expired at the end of the last committee's term and a new charter is needed. Learn more here.
USDA touches the lives of all Americans each day in so many positive ways. In the Biden-Harris Administration, USDA is transforming America’s food system with a greater focus on more resilient local and regional food production, fairer markets for all producers, ensuring access to safe, healthy and nutritious food in all communities, building new markets and streams of income for farmers and producers using climate smart food and forestry practices, making historic investments in infrastructure and clean energy capabilities in rural America, and committing to equity across the Department by removing systemic barriers and building a workforce more representative of America. To learn more, visit www.usda.gov.