Stakeholder Information

APHIS values its many stakeholders and is committed to keeping all interested individuals, groups and organizations informed about relevant Agency news and information.

Open Letters to Stakeholders from the APHIS Administrator

Stakeholder Announcements

May 23, 2018 - USDA APHIS Publishes Final Rule to Amend its National Environmental Policy Act Implementing Procedures
Apr 27, 2018 - APHIS Invites Public Comment on Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the National Fruit Fly Cooperative Control Program
Apr 26, 2018 - Secretary Perdue To Allow Modified FMD Virus Onto US Mainland Under Specific Conditions for Vaccine Development
Apr 19, 2018 - APHIS Proposes to Amend Import Regulations for Peppers from the Republic of Korea
Apr 19, 2018 - APHIS Proposes to Allow the Importation of Fresh Cape Gooseberry Fruit from Ecuador
Apr 11, 2018 - USDA Proposes to Update Branding Requirements for Cattle from Mexico

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Use of Third Party Inspection and Certification Program Listening Sessions
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is holding four in-person listening sessions to solicit public comment to aid in the development of criteria for recognizing the use of third-party inspection and certification programs as a positive factor when determining APHIS inspection frequencies at facilities licensed or registered under the Animal Welfare Act.  

If you are interested in attending, visit the Animal Care Website for meeting locations and registration information. 

Meeting Archives