A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE.
REGULATORY: Includes AMS, FWS, NOAA
AGRICULTURAL MARKETING SERVICE
Final rule amending the National List of Allowed and Prohibited Substances section of the USDA’s organic regulations. Info here.
FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE
Notice announcing that the National Park Service and FWS are jointly preparing an environmental impact statement for the North Cascades Ecosystem Grizzly Bear Restoration Plan to determine how to restore the grizzly bear to the North Cascades ecosystem, a portion of its historical range. Info here.
NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION
Notice announcing that NMFS, have completed a comprehensive status review under the Endangered Species Act for the shortfin mako shark (Isurus oxyrinchus) in response to a petition from Defenders of Wildlife to list the species. Info here.