A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE.
REGULATORY: AMS, NOAA
Agricultural Marketing Service
Final rule amending Marketing Order 989, which regulates the handling of raisins produced from grapes grown in California. Info here.
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Final rule establishing fishery management measures for the 2021 ocean salmon fisheries off Washington, Oregon, and California and the 2022 salmon seasons opening earlier than May 16, 2022, under authority of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act. Info here.
Temporary rule allowing at-sea Pacific whiting processing vessels to operate as both a mothership and a catcher-processor during the 2021 Pacific whiting fishery. Info here.
Temporary rule closing the Angling category northern area fishery for large medium and giant Atlantic bluefin tuna. Info here.