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AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: AUGUST 23rd, 2019

JUDICIAL: STATE OF GEORGIA, et al., Plaintiffs, v. ANDREW R. WHEELER, in his official capacity as Acting Adm’r, U.S. Envtl. Prot....

A TRO in Missouri May Foreshadow Right to Farm Nationwide

By: Rusty Rumley, Senior Staff Attorney A temporary restraining order (“TRO”) was granted early this week, putting on hold a recent...

AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: AUGUST 22nd, 2019

JUDICIAL: IN RE SYNGENTA MASS TORT ACTIONS This Document Relates to: Tweet et al. v. Syngenta AG et al., & Poletti...

AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: AUGUST 21st, 2019

REGULATORY: Notice: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA); EPA is announcing the availability of documents and dates for the peer review of the...

AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: AUGUST 16th, 2019

REGULATORY: Notice: Food and Nutrition Service (FNS), U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA); In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995,...

AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: AUGUST 12th, 2019

JUDICIAL: LEE & RITA DVORAK, Plaintiffs-Appellants, v. OAK GROVE CATTLE, L.L.C., Defendant-Appellee., No. 18-1624, 2019 WL 3729469 (Iowa Ct. App. Aug....

AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: AUGUST 9th, 2019

JUDICIAL: TURKEY KNOB GROWERS, INC., Plaintiff, v. EAST COAST IMPEX LLC, et al., Defendants. Additional Party Names: Srinivas Sathyavedu Kalyan, No....

AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: AUGUST 8th, 2019

JUDICIAL: J & L Brown Family, LLC v. Bradshaw, 772 F. App’x 757 (10th Cir. 2019) In January 2018, J &...

AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: AUGUST 7th, 2019

JUDICIAL: Amerifresh Inc., Plaintiff, v. So Ono Food Prod. LLC, et al., Defendants. Additional Party Names: Fresh Foods Hawaii Inc., Mibo...

Raising the debt limit: How Chapter 12 bankruptcy saves family farms

The Senate on Thursday passed the Family Farmer Relief Act, a bill that raises the amount of debt that farmers interested...

AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: AUGUST 2nd, 2019

JUDICIAL: ALEXANDRA KNOP, ET AL. v. PETER J. KNOP, ET AL. Additional Party Names: Diana Knop, James Cummings, No. 180329, 2019...

AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: AUGUST 1st, 2019

REGULATORY: Notice: Agricultural Marketing Service, USDA; The Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) is announcing the fees it will charge warehouse operators for...

AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: JULY 31st, 2019

Judicial: K Tre Holdings, LP v. Missouri Dep’t of Nat. Res., No. SD 35512, 2019 WL 3369270 (Mo. Ct. App. July...

AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: JULY 26th, 2019

JUDICIAL: Cleveland Nat’l Forest Found. v. Cty. of San Diego, No. D073744, 2019 WL 3334421 (Cal. Ct. App. July 25, 2019)...

AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: JULY 25th, 2019

JUDICIAL: ESTATE OF WILBUR M. ARNOLD, WILLIAM D. ARNOLD, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. BRUCE C. ARNOLD, Individually & as Ex’r, KAREN L. HEUER,...

Violation of free speech, or protecting the consumer? Food labeling laws under fire in 3 states

Tofurky, the American Civil Liberties Union, the Good Food Institute, and the Animal Legal Defense Fund filed a lawsuit on July...

AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: JULY 24th, 2019

JUDICIAL: GLENN-COLUSA IRRIGATION DISTRICT, Plaintiff, v. UNITED STATES ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS; ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF THE ARMY FOR CIVIL WORKS JO-...

AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: JULY 19th, 2019

JUDICIAL: Agrifund, LLC v. Radar Ridge Planting Co., 52,432 (La. App. 2 Cir. 7/17/19) This case arises from agricultural loans that were not repaid....

AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: JULY 18th, 2019

JUDICIAL: WESTERN WATERSHEDS PROJECT, CENTER FOR BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY, & WILDEARTH GUARDIANS, Plaintiffs, v. DAVID BERNHARDT, Sec’y of the Interior, JEFFREY ROSE,...

AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: JULY 17th, 2019

JUDICIAL: ANIMAL WELFARE INSTITUTE & FARM SANCTUARY, Plaintiffs, v. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE & FOOD SAFETY INSPECTION SERVICE, Defendants., No....