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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...

Questions Raised About Pork Contamination

  • December 3, 2012

Consumer Reports, the policy and action arm of Consumers Union, recently tested and analyzed148  pork chop and 50 ground pork samples...

Edamame Meeting in Russellville, AR

  • October 1, 2012

On Monday, September 24th, Rusty Rumley from the National Agricultural Law Center presented at an edamame meeting in Russellville, Arkansas. ...

‘Antritrust and Patent Expiration in Plant and Animal Ag’ a Focus of 33rd Annual Meeting of the American Agricultural Law Association

  • September 21, 2012

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

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...

Small Farm Support Backed by Food and Agriculture Organization

  • June 14, 2012

With the world population growing to an expected nine billion people by 2050, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United...

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...

Russia to Ban Cattle Imports from EU States

  • March 8, 2012

Recent news accounts have reported that beginning March 20, Russia will ban cattle imports from throughout the European Union. The...

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...

FDA: Illegal Fungicide in Orange Juice Samples

  • February 3, 2012

The Associated Press announced that the FDA has confirmed the presence of an illegal fungicide in domestic orange juice samples, but...

Gates Foundation Calls for More Ag Research Funding

  • February 3, 2012

Western Farm Press reports that, in the annual priorities outlined by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Gates expressed interest in...

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...

Smucker’s peanut butter recalled

  • November 17, 2011

The J.M. Smucker Company announced today that it is voluntarily recalling certain 16-ounce jars of peanut butter over concerns about salmonella...

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...