A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE.
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
Final Rule establishing tolerances for residues of the insecticide clothianidin in or on food and feed commodities (other than those covered by a higher tolerance) in food/feed handling establishments. Info here.
FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION
Notice announcing the virtual public meeting entitled “Closer to Zero Action Plan: Impacts of Toxic Element Exposure and Nutrition at Different Crucial Developmental Stages.” The purpose of the public meeting is to discuss the scope of the Closer to Zero action plan as it relates to the impacts of toxic element exposure and nutrition at different crucial developmental stages, including discussion of the key nutrients in food for growth and development, foods commonly consumed by babies and young children, and exposure risks of toxic elements. Info here.