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THE AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: MAY 2, 2017

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

THE AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: APRIL 7, 2017

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

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,...

THE AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: MARCH 27, 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 labor,...

THE AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: MARCH 15, 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...

THE AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: MARCH 8, 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...

THE AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: MARCH 6, 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 labor,...

THE AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: FEBRUARY 16, 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 FLSA,...

THE AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: FEBRUARY 14, 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...

THE AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: OCTOBER 25, 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 labor,...

New York farm workers challenge labor organizing law

The New York Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit this week challenging a state law forbidding farm workers from organizing. Per...

Protestors push Chipotle to pressure tomato supplier

Representatives from the International Brotherhood of Teamsters protested outside a Chipotle Mexican Grill in San Jose, CA, earlier this week. However,...

Supreme Court rules against Tyson in class action suit

Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled against Tyson Foods over the company’s challenge to a nearly $5.8 million class action...

Lawmakers want to make poultry companies responsible for chicken manure in Maryland

Posted February 4, 2016 The Baltimore Sun reports that some Maryland lawmakers want to make large poultry processors responsible for the...

Groups sue over North Carolina’s ag-gag law claiming it violates Constitution

A coalition of animal activist groups filed a federal lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of a North Carolina “ag-gag” law designed to...

Georgia farm to pay $485K labor settlement

Posted November 11, 2015 A Georgia produce farm has agreed to pay $485,000 to settle a federal lawsuit, according to...

Supreme Court takes up Tyson doffing case

Posted June 9, 2015 The Supreme Court has agreed to hear Tyson Foods’ challenge to a $5.8 million judgment against...

DOL Drops “Hot Goods” Charges

Posted January 26, 2015 The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) is dropping a lawsuit against two Oregon blueberry growers accused...

USDA Spending $29 Million to House Farm Laborers

Posted November 10, 2014 Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing $29 million...

Tyson Workers Awarded $5.8 Million

Posted August 28, 2014 On Monday, the Eight Circuit Court of Appeals awarded $5.8 million to a class of Tyson...