The Ag & Food Law Blog will return on July 31st
- July 24, 2017
Greetings! The Ag & Food Law blog, along with the Ag & Food Law Daily Update will return to its normal...
Supreme Court to decide CWA dispute
- December 15, 2015
Posted December 15, 2015 The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether property owners can challenge the federal government in court,...
California consumers can challenge organic food labels
- December 8, 2015
Posted December 8, 2015 The Supreme Court ruled that consumers could file lawsuits under California law alleging food products are...
WTO authorized $1B COOL retaliation
- December 8, 2015
Posted December 8, 2015 The World Trade Organization (WTO) has authorized Canada and Mexico to place tariffs on over $1...
Dry and semi-dry sausage production e-book available
- November 23, 2015
Posted November 23, 2015 The second installation from The Meat Processor’s Journal series is a compilation of expert knowledge, practices...
FDA approves genetically engineered salmon
- November 20, 2015
Posted November 20, 2015 The FDA has approved AquaBounty Technologies’ application for AquAdvantage Salmon, an Atlantic salmon that reaches market...
FDA released rules for fruit and vegetable producers
- November 16, 2015
Posted November 16, 2015 To minimize the risk of serious adverse health consequences or death from consumption of contaminated produce,...
Appeals court rules against Obama’s immigration plan
- November 11, 2015
Posted November 11, 2015 A federal appeals court said that President Obama could not overhaul immigration rules by providing up...
Georgia farm to pay $485K labor settlement
- November 10, 2015
Posted November 11, 2015 A Georgia produce farm has agreed to pay $485,000 to settle a federal lawsuit, according to...
Ag committee rejects crop insurance cuts
- October 29, 2015
Posted October 29, 2015 House Agriculture Committee members state there will be no cuts to the crop insurance program in...
Court places hold on water rule nationwide
- October 12, 2015
Posted October 12,2015 A U.S. court on Friday issued an order temporarily blocking the implementation of a federal water rule...
Peanut executive sentenced to 28 years for salmonella outbreak
- September 23, 2015
Posted September 23, 2015 The former owner of a Georgia peanut company was sentenced to 28 years in prison on...
McDonald’s shifting to cage-free eggs
- September 11, 2015
Posted September 11, 2015 McDonald’s Corp. said it will transition to cage-free eggs for almost 16,000 restaurants in the United...
Ruling mandates stricter ag runoff limits
- August 24, 2015
Posted August 24, 2015 A Sacramento Superior Court judge has ordered the state to write stricter controls for agriculture water...
Idaho’s ag-gag law ruled unconstitutional by federal judge
- August 5, 2015
Posted August 6, 2015 A federal judge struck down Idaho’s ban on undercover videos at factory farms, ruling that state legislators wrongly criminalized free...