USDA Proposes 14 Products For BioPreferred List

Law360, New York (November 23, 2010, 6:19 PM EST) -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture is proposing to add dishwashing products, thermal shipping containers and a dozen other biobased products to its list of preferred items for federal procurement.

The USDA announced its proposed list of 14 additional product categories — the latest batch in the agency's expansion of its BioPreferred Program — in a Federal Register notice Tuesday.

Other items to be added include animal repellents, bath products, bioremediation materials, compost activators and accelerators, concrete and asphalt cleaners and erosion control materials, the notice said....
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