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FOIA Reading Room

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Welcome to Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service’s (APHIS) Electronic Freedom of Information Act (eFOIA) Reading Room.

The eFOIA Reading Room contains frequently requested documents and other records routinely available to the public under FOIA. These include final opinions made in adjudication of cases, policy statements, staff manuals and instructions, and a log of records requested under FOIA.

APHIS maintains an electronic reading room only. If you need assistance using the eFOIA Reading Room, you may contact the FOIA Office at 301-851-4102 or

Frequently Requested Records

Documents in this category include records that have been released, in full or with redactions, in response to three or more FOIA requests. It also includes other FOIA-processed documents which are likely to be of interest to the public.

FOIA Guidance and Resources 

APHIS Policies, Manuals, Forms and Publications

Congressional Testimony

Enforcement Records

Animal Health 

Animal Welfare


Plant Health

Wildlife Damage

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