A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE.
REGULATORY: Includes AMS, EPA, FWS
AGRICULTURAL MARKETING SERVICE
Proposed rule providing additional time for the public to submit comments and information about how AMS should update the organic regulations on inert ingredients in pesticides. Info here.
Proposed rule extending the comment period on AMS’s proposed amendments to the organic livestock and poultry production requirements. Info here.
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
Final rule establishing tolerances for residues of methoxyfenozide in or on multiple crops. Info here.
FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE
Notice announcing that the FWS received applications for permits, permit renewals, and/or permit amendments to conduct activities intended to enhance the propagation or survival of endangered species under the Endangered Species Act. Info here.
Notice announcing the receipt and availability of an application for an incidental take permit under the Endangered Species Act and an associated draft habitat conservation plan. Info here.
Notice announcing that FWS received an application from Andris Upitis to amend an incidental take permit pursuant to the Endangered Species Act. Info here.