In: Food Safety
USDA Moves Closer to Accepting Chinese-Processed Chicken
- August 16, 2013
Posted August 16, 2013 Politico reports that the U.S. Department of Agriculture(USDA) “is moving closer to opening the U.S. market...
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...
USDA Extends Comment Period for Mechanically Tenderized Meat
- August 12, 2013
Posted August 12, 2013 USDA’s Food Safety Inspection Service (FSIS) announced an extension of the comment period for a proposed rule,...
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,...
Arkansas Rice Farmers’ Lawsuit Against Poultry Companies Over Arsenic Dismissed With Prejudice
- March 5, 2013
Judge Brian S. Miller, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas, has dismissed with prejudice a lawsuit brought...
Concerns Arise Over Whether Sequestration Will Cause USDA To Furlough Meat Inspectors
- February 13, 2013
In a February 8 article, Reuters reported on the Obama Administration warning that sequestration cuts currently scheduled for March 1 “may...
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...
National Agricultural Law Center and the National Sea Grant Law Center Announce New Collaboration
- July 11, 2012
The National Sea Grant Law Center at the University of Mississippi School of Law and the National Agricultural Law Center at...
Raw Milk Lawsuit Against FDA Rejected
- April 9, 2012
The Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund’s lawsuit against the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the U.S. Department of Health and...
Food and Drug Adminstration Set to Issue Ruling on BPA in Food and Beverages
- March 8, 2012
A recent article from CBS News reports that Bisphenol-A — BPA — may be on its way out of the...
Recall Expanded – Frozen Oysters Imported from Korea
- November 25, 2011
According to a FDA press release, “FDA is expanding its warning to include additional frozen oyster products from Korea. These products...
California upholds recall of raw milk products
- November 16, 2011
The dairy sells 2,400 gallons of raw milk a day in California and does not ship any milk products to...