USDA proposes voluntary biobased product labeling program.
Press Release Summary:
August 20, 2009 - USDA has published proposed rule that seeks to establish voluntary labeling program for biobased products. Program will allow product manufacturers and vendors to label product that meets certain designated requirements as "USDA Certified Biobased Product," promoting sale and use of biobased products in commercial sector. Biobased products are composed wholly or significantly of biological ingredients, including renewable plant, animal, marine, or forestry materials.
Original Press Release
USDA Proposes Rule for Creation of a Voluntary Biobased Product Labeling Program
Press release date: August 11, 2009