Marianne McElroy, Director
Processed Products and Technical Regulations Division (PPTRD)
agency lead on agricultural technical barriers to trade (TBT)-related
issues, developing and presenting insightful options on technical and policy
aspects for consideration by Agency and Department officials. PPTRD
aggressively supports the development and expansion of foreign markets for
U.S. agricultural products by identifying, analyzing and addressing
processed product-related TBT and sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) issues.
Working with a broad spectrum of regulatory and trade interests,
international multi and bi-lateral fora, this arena encompasses trade,
policy, technical and regulatory aspects as well as capacity building.
In the interagency efforts, PPTRD brings to the table a trade focus to
technical and regulatory issues.
Processed Products and Technical Division Staff Responsibilities Chart
E-certification was highlighted at the 18th Session of CCFICS.
USDA and Codex Australia coordinated a special demonstration on official
electronic certification systems from the U.S., Australia, New Zealand, the
European Union, and the Netherlands. The presentations are now available
here for download:
Electronic Certification Presentations
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