April 6, 2011

First Biopreferred commercial products

I know the blog is late putting out this news but it's worthwhile to mention some of the first companies and products that were included in the US Department of Agriculture's (USDA) newly-certified biobased products.

If readers recalled, the USDA put out an announcement in January about their new voluntary product certification and labeling program for qualifying biobased products (and chemicals). The label identifies biobased products as those composed wholly or significantly of biological ingredients coming from renewable plant, animal, marine or forestry materials and will have a prescribed percentage amount of biobased content certified to meet the USDA standards.


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