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Slow Growth of U.S. Agricultural Exports to the EU

  • November 4, 2013

Posted November 4, 2013   Over the last ten years, growth of U.S. agricultural exports to the European Union (EU) has...

Save the Date: November 14 Webinar on Country of Origin Labeling

  • October 11, 2013

Posted October 11, 2013 On November 14, 12-1 (CDT),the National Agricultural Law Center is hosting a webinar titled, COOL Or...

WTO Adopts Report in China-U.S. Poultry Dispute, China Will Not Appeal

  • October 9, 2013

Posted October 9, 2013   U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman recently announced that the World Trade Organization (WTO) has formally adopted...

Chinese Processed Chicken Causes Food Safety Concerns

  • October 2, 2013

Posted October 2, 2013   Food safety advocates are raising concerns about a decision by the USDA and the Food Safety...

US and Japan Streamline Organic Trade

  • October 1, 2013

Posted October 1, 2013   The United States and Japan have announced that beginning January 1, 2014, organic products certified in...

USTR Requests Comments on Environmental Review of Trans-Pacific Partnership

  • August 30, 2013

Posted August 30, 2013 The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) requests comments from the public on the interim environmental...

Letter to USDA: Improve Oversight of GMO Field Trials

  • August 27, 2013

Posted August 27, 2013 Over 150 farm and food businesses and organizations signed a letter calling for USDA to improve its...

Federal Court Allows Groups to Intervene in Support of COOL

  • August 26, 2013

Posted August 26, 2013 On August 20, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia entered an order granting...

Rep. Kristi Noem: Congress Will Pass Farm Bill

  • August 22, 2013

Posted August 22, 2013 Rep. Kristi Noem (R-SD), member of the House Agriculture Committee, says that Congress will pass a...

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...

USTR Announces Public Hearings on Russia’s WTO Obligations

  • August 21, 2013

Posted August 21, 2013 The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) recently announced a request for comments and...

Canada Requests WTO Review of Country of Origin Labeling Law

  • August 20, 2013

Posted August 20, 2013 Canada has asked the World Trade Organization (WTO) to review U.S. Country of Origin Labeling (COOL)...

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...

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...

WTO Rules in Favor of U.S. in Poultry Dispute

  • August 13, 2013

Posted August 13, 2013 On Aug. 2, the World Trade Organization (WTO) issued a panel report in favor of the United...

Vilsack Says Farm Bill Limbo Risks WTO Sanctions

  • August 8, 2013

Posted:  August 8, 2013 Secretary of Agriculture, Tom Vilsack, announced that without a new farm bill, the United States will stop...

  • February 13, 2013

On February 8, U.S. Senators Roger Wicker and Thad Cochran issued a letter stating that catfish producers in Mississippi and other states...

‘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...

Farm Groups Seek Farm Bill in House That Differs from Senate Version

As the U.S. House of Representatives continues to undertake consideration of the 2012 Farm Bill, it is clear that many producer...