The United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) determined following a thorough review that Singapore is free of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD), a serious disease of livestock. During its review, APHIS also noted that the surveillance, prevention and control measures Singapore uses minimize the chance of FMD entering the United States. For more information, visit https://www.regulations.gov/document?D=APHIS-2018-0043-0004.
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.