How to Export Fruits and Vegetables to the U.S.

The USDA has created a website that provides detailed information on the approval process for exporting fruits and vegetables to the U.S. market.

Wednesday, July 4, 2012

With the aim of increasing the public access in the process of approvals for the importation of fresh produce to the U.S., the USDA has created a new website to provide greater transparency in the various stages of this procedure, according to a newsletter issued by this entity.

The website provides information about the approval process for the importation of fruits and vegetables to this market and enables greater user feedback. The newsletter notes that " participants are interested in learning more about the approval procedure and to participate in the early stages of its development. "

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