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1. U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)
The U.S. agency responsible for regulation of biotechnology products in plants and animals. The major laws under which the agency has regulatory powers include the Federal Plant Pest Act (PPA), the Federal Seed Act, and the Plant Variety Act (PVA). In addition, the Science and Education (S and E) division has nonregulatory oversight of research activities that the agency funds.