print
print

USDA Personnel in Foreign Regions

Resolution #2002-11-1

SUBMITTED BY: Exporter Committee


DATE: Nov. 8, 2002; extended Oct. 31, 2007; revised Nov. 9, 2012


TITLE: USDA Personnel in Foreign Regions


WHEREAS, In many international markets there is confusion and misinterpretation of USDA regulations as they apply to specific country requirements; and


WHEREAS, Current USDA resources are not able to thoroughly assist in minimizing the confusion or misinterpretation of USDA regulations and assist with regulatory, technical and food safety issues as they apply to an international market,


THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, USMEF encourages USDA to establish a technical veterinary team available to travel to foreign regions to assist the governments of U.S. trading partners in understanding USDA regulations and assist in resolving regulatory, technical and food safety issues.