A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE.
REGULATORY: FWS, FDA, NOAA, USDA
FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE
Notice announcing that FWS invites the public to comment on applications to conduct certain activities with species that are listed as endangered under the Endangered Species Act. Info here.
FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION
Final rule amending the requirements that specify the analytical method FDA uses to determine the concentration of sulfites in food. Info here.
NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION
Proposed rule proposing Northeast skate specifications for the 2022 fishing year, and projecting specifications for fishing year 2023. Info here.
Final rule announcing that the Commonwealth of Massachusetts is transferring a portion of its 2021 commercial summer flounder quota to the State of Connecticut. Info here.
Temporary rule prohibiting directed fishing for groundfish by vessels using nonpelagic trawl gear in the Red King Crab Savings Subarea of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands management area. Info here.
UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
Notice announcing the Office of Partnerships and Public Engagement’s intention to request an extension with change for a currently approved information collection for the USDA 1890 National Scholars Program. Info here.