USDA Adds 8 Items To BioPreferred Procurement List

Law360, New York (October 19, 2010, 3:52 PM EDT) -- Disposable tableware and topical pain relief ointments are among the eight types of products that the U.S. Department of Agriculture has recently added to its biobased product list, which grants them preferred procurement status by federal agencies.

The USDA published the updated list in Monday's Federal Register. Expanded polystyrene foam recycling products, heat transfer fluids, ink removers and cleaners, mulch and compost materials, multipurpose lubricants and turbine drip oils were also added to the list, commonly known as the BioPreferred Program.

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