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The Ag & Food Law Blog

A Project of the Agricultural & Food Law Consortium

AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: April 10th, 2019

REGULATORY: Notice; response to comments: Food Safety and Inspection Service, USDA; FSIS is announcing the availability of an updated fact sheet on food...

AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: APRIL 9th, 2019

JUDICIAL: BREAKING FREE, LLC, & CONNIE BUTTRAM, Plaintiffs, v. JCG FOODS OF ALABAMA, LLC, KOCH MEAT CO., INC., & KOCH FOODS,...

AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: APRIL 8th, 2019

JUDICIAL: R. ALEXANDER ACOSTA, Sec’y of Labor, Dep’t of Labor, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. BLAND FARMS PRODUCTION & PACKING, LLC, DELBERT BLAND, an...

AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: APRIL 5th, 2019

JUDICIAL: Forty Foot Farms, Appellant v. Pennsylvania Tpk. Comm’n, No. 501 C.D. 2018, 2019 WL 1468541 (Pa. Commw. Ct. Apr. 2,...

AG FOOD & LAW UPDATE: APRIL 4th, 2019

JUDICIAL: DAKOTA RURAL ACTION, et al., Plaintiffs, v. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, et al., Defendants. Additional Party Names: Animal Legal...

AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: APRIL 3rd, 2019

REGULATORY: Notice: Agricultural Marketing Service, USDA; The United States Grain Standards Act (USGSA) provides the Secretary of Agriculture with the authority to charge...

AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: APRIL 2nd, 2019

JUDICIAL: WESTFIELD INSURANCE COMPANY, Plaintiff, v. TCFI BELL SPE III LLC, & BELL AQUACULTURE LLC, BELL AQUACULTURE LLC, Counter Claimant,, No....

AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: MARCH 29th, 2019

JUDICIAL: KENYON L. FARLEY AND IRENE FARLEY, Appellants, v. UTAH COUNTY, Appellee., 2019 UT App 45: Kenyon L. Farley and Irene Farley...

AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: MARCH 28th, 2019

JUDICIAL: CRYSTAL HILSLEY, Plaintiff, v. GENERAL MILLS, INC. et al., Defendants. Additional Party Names: Sanrio Co. Ltd., No. 3:18-CV-00395-L-BLM, 2019 WL...

AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: MARCH 27th, 2019

JUDICIAL: IN RE: James Edwin Ollis, Debtor(s)., No. CV 18-04549-HB, 2019 WL 1313397 (Bankr. D.S.C. Mar. 21, 2019) Before the Court...

AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: MARCH 25th, 2019

REGULATORY: Notice of availability: Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, USDA; We are advising the public that we have prepared a pest risk...

AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: MARCH 22nd, 2019

REGULATORY: Final rule: Agricultural Marketing Service, USDA; This final rule amends Marketing Order No. 959, which regulates the handling of onions grown in...

AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: MARCH 21st, 2019

JUDICIAL: BERT L. BENNETT III & TERRY BENNETT ALLEN, Plaintiffs, v. GRAHAM F. BENNETT; ANN BENNETT-PHILLIPS; JAMES H. BENNETT; & LOUISE...

AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: MARCH 20th, 2019

REGULATORY: Notice of open meeting: Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of Energy; This notice announces an open meeting of the Biomass Research...

AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: MARCH 19th, 2019

GENOSOURCE, LLC, Plaintiff/Counter-Defendant, v. INGURAN, LLC, d/b/a SEXING TECHNOLOGIES, Defendant/Counter-Plaintiff. INGURAN, LLC, d/b/a SEXING TECHNOLOGIES, Third-Party Plaintiff,, No. 18-CV-113-CJW-KEM, 2019 WL...

AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: MARCH 15th, 2019

JUDICIAL: Ramos v. Stone Forestry Servs., Inc., No. 2:18-CV-02942, 2019 WL 1170769 (D.S.C. Mar. 13, 2019): Plaintiffs Jose H. Plaintiffs are both...

AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: MARCH 14th, 2019

JUDICIAL: St. Bernard Par. Gov’t v. United States, 916 F.3d 987 (Fed. Cir. 2019); St. Bernard Parish in Louisiana (“St. Bernard”)...

AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: MARCH 13th, 2019

JUDICIAL: Ulloa v. Fancy Farms, Inc., No. 18-10536, 2019 WL 1077272, (11th Cir. Mar. 7, 2019) This is an appeal from...

AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: MARCH 12th, 2019

JUDICIAL: Roosevelt Irrigation Dist., Plaintiff, v. United States of Am., et al., Defendants. Salt River Project Agric. Improvement & Power Dist.,...

AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: MARCH 8th, 2019

JUDICIAL: Backus v. Conagra Brands, Inc., No. C 16-00454 WHA, 2019 WL 1046025 (N.D. Cal. Mar. 5, 2019) Plaintiff brought this...