A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE.
REGULATORY: Includes EPA, NOAA
Environmental Protection Agency
Final rule amending the existing tolerance exemption for residues of Complex Polymeric Polyhydroxy Acids in or on all food commodities as a plant growth regulator to add use as a nematicide in pesticide formulations. Info here.
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Final rule announcing final 2021 and 2022 harvest specifications, apportionments, and Pacific halibut prohibited species catch limits for the groundfish fishery of the Gulf of Alaska. Info here.
Final rule implementing an accountability measure to close the hook-and-line component of the commercial sector for king mackerel in the Gulf of Mexico southern zone. Info here.