A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE.
REGULATORY: Includes EPA, FWS, FDA
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
Notice announcing that on September 7, 2022, EPA Region 10 proposed to issue a general permit for Federal Aquaculture Facilities and Aquaculture Facilities Located in Indian Country in Washington. In response to requests from the regulated community, EPA is extending the end of the public comment period from November 7, 2022 to December 22, 2022. Info here.
FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE
Final rule seeking public comment on how recent case law on the Service’s significant portion of the range policy and the plain language of the Endangered Species Act may affect its February 26, 2019, final rule designating the northern distinct population segment of the southern subspecies of scarlet macaw (Ara macao macao), as a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act. Info here.
FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION
Proposed rule to amend the color additive regulation to increase the fee for certification services. Info here.