A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE.
REGULATORY: APHIS, EPA
ANIMAL AND PLANT HEALTH INSPECTION SERVICE
Proposed rule on a new approach to indemnity value determination and a new framework for the indemnity regulations for the destruction and disposition of animals that APHIS classifies as infected with, suspect of, or exposed to diseases of concern, to eradicate and control foreign animal diseases, emerging diseases, and program diseases. Info here.
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
Final rule establishing an exemption from the requirement of a tolerance for residues of Oxirane, 2-(phenoxymethyl)-, polymer with oxirane, monobutyl ether, block, when used as an inert ingredient in a pesticide chemical formulation. Info here.
Final rule establishing an exemption from the requirement of a tolerance for residues of thymol (5-methyl-2-isopropyl-1-phenol) in or on all food commodities when used in accordance with good agricultural practices. Info here.
Notice announcing the proposal to reissue the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System General Permit for Federal Aquaculture Facilities and Aquaculture Facilities Located in Indian Country in Washington. Info here.