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The U.S. Canola Association (USCA) is a non-profit commodity organization whose mission is to increase domestic canola production to meet a growing demand for healthy oil. It promotes the establishment and maintenance of conditions favorable to growing, marketing, processing and using U.S. canola.

Canola oil has the least saturated fat and most omega-3 fat of all cooking oils, making it one of the healthiest edible oils in the world. Combined with its light texture, neutral taste and high heat tolerance, canola oil can be used in a wide variety of culinary applications.

What's good for the heart is also good for the engine; canola oil can help power vehicles as part of renewable fuel. In addition, the crop's high-protein meal provides energy for livestock, poultry and fish.