CIRAS Instrumental in Launch of New Biobased Product Label by USDA

USDA certified biobased product labelAMES, Iowa -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture is now making it easier for consumers to identify biobased products with the launch of the BioPreferred's labeling program. Through a cooperative agreement with the USDA, Iowa State University Extension's Center for Industrial Research and Service (CIRAS) is identifying products that meet the definition as a biobased product and establishing their minimum biobased content for eligibility in the BioPreferred program. Read the full press release on the CIRAS website, or read the USDA’s official press release.