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THE AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: MAY 12, 2016

The following information is a comprehensive, though not necessarily exhaustive, summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and...

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New York farm workers challenge labor organizing law

The New York Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit this week challenging a state law forbidding farm workers from organizing. Per...

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THE AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: MAY 11, 2016

The following information is a comprehensive, though not necessarily exhaustive, summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and...

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THE AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: MAY 10, 2016

The following information is a comprehensive, though not necessarily exhaustive, summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and...

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THE AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: MAY 6, 2016

The following information is a comprehensive, though not necessarily exhaustive, summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and...

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Center for Agricultural and Shale Law Posts Agricultural Law Weekly Review

The latest installment of the Penn State Center for Agricultural and Shale Law’s Agricultural Law Weekly Review is now available.  Topics...

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R-CALF sues USDA over beef checkoff advertising

Per the Billings-Gazette, the Ranchers-Cattlemen Action Legal Fund, (R-CALF USA) filed a federal lawsuit Monday against the US Department of Agriculture....

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USDA to fund antimicrobial research

Earlier this week the U.S. department of Agriculture (USDA) announced $6 million in available funding for research addressing antimicrobial resistance (AMR)....

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Court dismisses suit against Whole Foods alleging false advertising

On April 26, the United States District Court Northern District of California granted Whole Foods’ motion to dismiss a class action...

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Center for Agricultural and Shale Law Posts Agricultural Law Weekly Review

The latest installment of the Penn State Center for Agricultural and Shale Law’s Agricultural Law Weekly Review is now available.  Topics...

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Center for Agricultural and Shale Law posts Agricultural Law Weekly Review

The latest installment of the Penn State Center for Agricultural and Shale Law’s Agricultural Law Weekly Review is now available.  Topics...

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Arkansas Food Innovation Center Workshop, May 18

With the recent consumer focus on locally-grown foods, many farmers and food entrepreneurs are trying to expand their markets by creating...

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California bill would combat ag cargo theft

Cargo theft of produce is an ongoing problem in California that investigators believe involves domestic and international organized crime. The state has...

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Pennsylvania legalizes marijuana for medical use

On Sunday, Pennsylvania became the 24th state to legalize marijuana for medical use. Per the Washington Times, the state may license...

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Tax code may exclude income earned on 4-H projects

Last week, U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.), a member of the Senate Appropriations Agriculture Subcommittee, and U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-Iowa)...

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Protestors push Chipotle to pressure tomato supplier

Representatives from the International Brotherhood of Teamsters protested outside a Chipotle Mexican Grill in San Jose, CA, earlier this week. However,...

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Arkansas State Council for Engage Cuba launched this week

Earlier this week, members of the Arkansas agribusiness community, including academic and political leaders, launched the Arkansas State Council for Engage...

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Center for Agricultural and Shale Law Posts Agricultural Law Weekly Review

The latest installment of the Penn State Center for Agricultural and Shale Law’s Agricultural Law Weekly Review is now available.  Topics...

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Center for Food Safety suit addresses monarch butterfly population

A new lawsuit claims that crops genetically engineered to withstand glyphosate herbicides is responsible for the decline of monarch butterflies. As...

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Mid-South ag, environmental law conference April 21-22

By Mary Hightower Handling agricultural bankruptcies, federal wetland regulations and a keynote about ag trade with Cuba are all part of...