National Program 306: Product Quality and New Uses
National Program 108: Food Safety (animal and plant products)
We specifically contribute to the following five of the seven USDA Strategic Goals:
- Ensure USDA programs are delivered efficiently, effectively, and with integrity and a focus on customer service.
- Maximize the ability of American agricultural producers to prosper by feeding and clothing the world.
- Promote American agricultural products and exports.
- Facilitate rural prosperity and economic development.
- Provide all Americans access to a safe, nutritious and secure food supply.
We also specifically support two of the five themes underpinning the USDA Science Blueprint: USDA Science Blueprint: A Roadmap for USDA Science from 2020-2025:
- Food and Nutrition Translation.
- Value-Added Innovations.