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New Food Safety Regulations Worry Growers, Packers

  • October 22, 2013

Posted October 22, 2013   Growers in the Pacific Northwest are concerned about upcoming food safety regulations under the Food Safety...

Growers Linked to Cantaloupe Listeria Outbreak Sue Auditing Firm

  • October 21, 2013

Posted October 21, 2013   The Jensen brothers, growers who are set to plead guilty to federal criminal charged related the...

Lawsuit Filed Against Safeway over “100% Natural” Food Labeling

  • October 8, 2013

Posted October 8, 2013   A proposed class action lawsuit against Safeway has been filed alleging that the company misled consumers...

FDA Bans Three Arsenic Drugs for Poultry and Pig Feed

  • October 4, 2013

Posted October 4, 2013   The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced that it will rescind approval for three arsenic...

FDA Begins Meetings on Imported Food Rules

  • September 25, 2013

Posted September 25, 2013   The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) public meetings on proposed rules to improve the safety of...

FDA Releases Study on Arsenic Levels in Rice

  • September 9, 2013

Posted September 9, 2013   On Friday, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a study on arsenic levels in rice...

FDA to Study Consumer Response to Fortified Snacks

  • August 29, 2013

Posted August 29, 2013 Politico reports that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has submitted paperwork required to launch a...

Food Safety & Technology on Menu for AALA Annual Conference

  • August 28, 2013

Posted August 28, 2013 The intersection of food safety and technology will be prominently featured at the upcoming 34th Annual...

FDA To Look Into Cattle Feed Additive Zilmax

  • August 21, 2013

Posted August 21, 2013 The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will work with Merck & Co. and the USDA to...

FDA Announces Intent to Prepare Environmental Impact Statement for FSMA Rule

  • August 20, 2013

Posted August 20, 2013 Evidenced by recent posts on this blog, the pace of action and news involving regulatory activity under...

Federal District Court Rules on FDA’s Request to Extend FSMA Deadlines

  • August 19, 2013

Posted August 19, 2013 According to a recent federal district court ruling issued by Judge Phyllis Hamilton of the U.S....

Catfish Inspection Program Adds to Farm Bill Controversy

  • August 19, 2013

Posted August 19, 2013 While much of the national discussion about the farm bill is focused on the nutrition title...

FDA Announces Public Meeting on Two New Food Safety Rules

  • August 16, 2013

Posted August 16, 2013 The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a public meeting for two proposed rules in its implementation...

FDA Meets with Farmers Concerned about Water Regulations

  • August 15, 2013

Posted August 15, 2013 Food and Drug Administration (FDA) officials recently met with farmers in Idaho, Oregon, and Washington to listen...

Comment Period Extended for Food Safety Modernization Act Regulations

  • August 12, 2013

Posted August 12, 2013 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has officially extended the comment period for the proposed rules,...

February 21: Food Labeling Webinar

  • January 17, 2013

On Thursday, February 21 from 12 p.m. to 1:30 EST, Steptoe & Johnson LLP is sponsoring a complimentary webinar titled FoodLabeling:  What You Can...

BPI Lawsuit Over “Pink Slime” Coverage

  • September 13, 2012

Earlier today, Beef Products Inc.(“BPI”) filed suit in South Dakota state court for defamation against ABC News, Inc..  The suit...

Food Law A Key Part of the 33rd Annual Meeting of the American Agricultural Law Association

  • September 12, 2012

From October 18-20, the American Agricultural Law Association (AALA) will hold its 33rd Annual Conference in Nashville, Tennessee. The AALA has...

FDA Denies Citizen Petitions on Animal Antibiotics

  • November 10, 2011

This week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) denied two citizen petitions that asked the Agency to ban certain uses...