A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE.



Agricultural Marketing Service

Referendum order to be conducted among eligible growers of pecans grown in the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Carolina, and Texas to determine whether they favor continuance of the marketing order regulating the handling of pecans produced in the production area. Info here.

Environmental Protection Agency

Final rule establishing tolerances for residues of MCPA in or on tea and intermediate wheatgrass forage, grain, hay, and straw. Info here.

Fish and Wildlife Service

Proposed rule to affirm the listing of the streaked horned lark, a bird species from Washington and Oregon, as a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act. Info here.

Proposed rule to reclassify the beach layia as a threatened species with a rule issued under section 4(d) of the Endangered Species Act. Info here.

Food Safety and Inspection Service

Notice announcing the intention to renew the approved information collection regarding voluntary recalls from commerce of meat, poultry, and egg products. Info here.

Notice announcing the intention to renew the approved information collection for animal disposition reporting in the Public Health Information System. Info here.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Proposed rule to revise regulations for the commercial individual fishing quota Pacific halibut (halibut) fisheries for the 2021 IFQ fishing year. Info here.