Western Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, U. S. Department of Agriculture
Data Center Description
The mission of the USDA Western Regional Research Center is to:
-Enhance the healthfulness of foods, by understanding food components which
promote human health and well being, and by studying ways to reduce
microorganisms or contaminants that are harmful.
-To conduct research supporting the development of new foods and non-food
industrial products from agriculture and other renewable resources.
-To protect and enhance the quality of the environment, by developing methods
for controlling unwanted pests using biological control and other
environmentally friendly approaches.
[Summary provided by the USDA.]
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