USDA rolls out new electronic certificates of veterinary inspection

The Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service is starting to implement a new system for electronic certificates of veterinary inspection, also known as animal health certificates.

The new system is part of the Veterinary Services Process Streamlining program, which will provide a single site for Web access to electronic documents dealing with the movement of animals. One of the documents is the certificate of veterinary inspection, necessary for the interstate and international movement of animals and animal products.

The VSPS eInterstate module will allow accredited veterinarians to fill