USDA APHIS PPQ Archive's ImagesOrganization: USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS)
Unit: Oxford, North Carolina
Country: United States
APHIS-PPQ safeguards agriculture and natural resources from the risks associated with the entry, establishment, or spread of animal and plant pests and noxious weeds. Fulfillment of its safeguarding role ensures an abundant, high-quality, and varied food supply, strengthens the marketability of U.S. agriculture in domestic and international commerce, and contributes to the preservation of the global environment.