USDA Foods Processing Agreements

Last Published: 05/11/2017

Processing Soup to Nuts Series: No. 1 Processing Agreements Webinar

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Kiley Larson of the Food Distribution Division’s Policy Branch provides an overview of minimum requirements from the federal perspective, referencing the National Processing Agreements (NPA) for multi-State processors, State Participation Agreements (SPA), and State Processing Agreements for in-State Processors. Kathleen Staley, Chief of the Program Integrity and Monitoring Branch, further discusses roles and responsibilities.