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APHIS Reports Out on 2021 Animal and Plant Health International Standard-Setting Activities

In accordance with legislation, APHIS is informing the public of the international sanitary and phytosanitary standard-setting activities for fiscal year 2021. This report details APHIS’ work as a member of the World Organization for Animal Health, the International Plant Protection Convention, and the North American Plant Protection Organization to safeguard United States agriculture and trade.

To view the report, go to, and enter APHIS-2021-0077 in the search field.

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