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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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THE AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: APRIL 12, 2017

A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE. ANNOUNCEMENT: Join us Thursday, April 20, at...

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THE AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: APRIL 4, 2017

A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE. JUDICIAL: Includes CAFO, environmental, labor,...

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THE AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: MARCH 28, 2017

A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions to: camarigg at uark.edu JUDICIAL: Includes CWA,...

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THE AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: MARCH 13, 2017

A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions to: camarigg at uark.edu ANNOUNCEMENT: Join us Wednesday...

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THE AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: MARCH 7, 2017

A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions to: camarigg at uark.edu ANNOUNCEMENT: Join us...

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THE AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: DECEMBER 6, 2016

A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions to: camarigg at uark.edu JUDICIAL: Includes CWA,...

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THE AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: NOVEMBER 29, 2016

A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions to: camarigg at uark.edu JUDICIAL: Includes CWA,...

California bill enacts strictest antibiotic law

  • October 13, 2015

Posted October 13, 2015 California Governor Jerry Brown on Saturday signed a bill that sets the strictest government standards in...

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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...

Farmer Sues Pilgrim’s Pride for Breach of Contract

Posted May 27, 2015 A West Virginian poultry farmer is suing Pilgrim’s Pride Corp. for breach of contract, according to...

Walmart Announces Stricter Animal Welfare Policy

Posted May 27, 2015   Walmart has announcedstricter guidelines concerning animal welfare and the use of antibiotics in farm animals,...

McDonald’s to Stop Sale of Chicken Treated with Human Antibiotics

  • March 6, 2015

Posted March 6, 2015 McDonald’s plans to require chicken suppliers to stop using antibiotics in human medicine within the next two...

Senators Reintroduce Antibiotic Prevention Legislation

  • March 4, 2015

Posted March 4, 2015 Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and Susan Collins (R-ME) reintroduced the Prevention of Antibiotic Resistance Act (PARA),...

U.S. Federal Court Rules Farm are Liable for Manure Pollution

  • January 20, 2015

Posted January 20, 2015 A U.S. federal court has ruled that manure from livestock facilities can be regulated as solid...

Washington Lawmakers Introduce “Ag-Gag” Bill

  • January 16, 2015

Posted January 16, 2015 A Washington legislator is fighting for an “ag-gag” law, House Bill 1104, according to a Farms article...

Californians Charged with Violating Ag-Gag Law, Charges Dropped

  • January 8, 2015

–> Posted January 8, 2015 Four Californians have been charged with violating Utah’s “ag-gag” law when they took pictures of agricultural...

HSUS Launches Farm Animal Reward Hotline

  • October 28, 2014

–> Posted October 28, 2014 The Humane Society of the U.S. (HSUS) has launched a hotline to report cruelty and neglect,...

Missouri Right to Farm Act Upheld

  • September 16, 2014

Posted September 16, 2014 After all the votes have been recounted, the Missouri Amendment One, “Right to Farm,” stands, according...

FSIS Amending Poultry Products Inspection Regulations

  • August 29, 2014

Posted August 29, 2014 The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has amended the poultry products inspection regulations to establish...