A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE.
REGULATORY: Includes AMS, APHIS, EPA, FCSIC, FNS, NOAA
AGRICULTURAL MARKETING SERVICE
Proposed rule soliciting comments on proposed revisions to the regulations under the Packers and Stockyards Act. Info here.
ANIMAL AND PLANT HEALTH INSPECTION SERVICE
Proposed rule proposing to amend the regulations concerning user fees that we charge for veterinary diagnostic services and for certain import-related and export-related services for live animals, animal products and byproducts, birds, germplasm, organisms, and vectors. Info here.
FARM CREDIT SYSTEM INSURANCE CORPORATION
Notice announcing the upcoming regular meeting of the Board of Directors of the Farm Credit System Insurance Corporation. Info here.
FOOD AND NUTRITION SERVICE
Final rule requiring SNAP State agencies to provide information to the National Accuracy Clearinghouse regarding individuals receiving SNAP benefits in their States to ensure they are not already receiving benefits in another State. Info here.
NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION
Notice announcing a revised fee schedule for seafood inspection services. Info here.
Notice that a Letter of Authorization has been issued to Anadarko Petroleum Corporation for the take of marine mammals incidental to geophysical survey activity in the Gulf of Mexico. Info here.