USDA adds more biobased categories to procurement list

April 2012
Western Farm Press Exclusive Insight;4/10/2012, p8
The article reports on the final rule established by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), with the addition of 13 biobased product categories eligible for federal procurement preference, as of April 4, 2012. A list of biobased products designated for preferred federal procurement is presented, including asphalt restorers, candles and wax melts, and electronic components cleaners. Biobased products are composed of biological ingredients in new or emerging markets.


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