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What does PHIS stand for?

PHIS stands for Plant Health Inspection Service

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The ruling was upheld on appeal in 2009, but Monsanto went to the Supreme Court arguing that any decision should have awaited the findings of a study by the Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS).
ISEZ was cosponsored by OIE, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, the US Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, the Department of Interior US Geological Survey, National Wildlife Health Center, the World Health Organization, and CDC.
The soybean rust team, based out of the USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, won a team award for "Enhancing Protection and Safety of the Nation's Agriculture and Food Supply"--specifically for advance planning, rapid response and recovery of a disaster that was averted by using science-based and technological strategies or addressing and mitigating risks for a potentially devastating plant disease, the Asian Soybean Rust.
The centre at the Rome-base Food and Agriculture Organisation will dispatch response teams to countries where bird flu is detected in animals and will channel aid, experts and equipment to areas where they are most needed, said Ron DeHaven, administrator of USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.
If deadly avian influenza infects a chicken or turkey flock in the United States, billions of dollars in sales to foreign countries will be threatened, according to Ron DeHaven, administrator of USDA's Animal & Plant Health Inspection Service.