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Federal Government Agencies

DHHS. Food and Drug Administration.

Regulates drugs, devices and food additives used in aquaculture operations. Aims to "increase the number of safe and effective drugs" for the aquaculture industry.


United States Environmental Protection Agency

EPA. National Agriculture Center.

Provides information on aquaculture production; best management practices; and regulatory requirements and compliance. EPA stresses environmental requirements related to aquaculture.


United States Department of Health & Human Services

DHHS. CDC. National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.

Conducts research and proposes practices to reduce occupational diseases, injuries and fatalities among workers in the aquaculture industry.