A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE.
REGULATORY: EPA, FNS
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
Notice announcing that on or about October 8, 2021, the EPA will make available for public comment a draft document titled, Policy Assessment for Reconsideration of the National Ambient Air Quality Standards for Particulate Matter, External Review Draft. Info here.
Notice announcing that the EPA’s Office of Pesticide Programs is hosting a virtual public meeting of the Pesticide Program Dialogue Committee on October 27 and 28, 2021, with participation by webcast only. Info here.
FOOD AND NUTRITION SERVICE
Notice inviting the general public and other public agencies to comment on this proposed information collection. This is a revision of a currently approved collection for the Food Programs Reporting System. Info here.
LEGISLATIVE: Includes California
AB 45 requires a manufacturer of dietary supplements and food that includes industrial hemp to register with the State Department of Public Health and must demonstrate all parts of the plant used come from a state or country that has an established and approved industrial hemp program that inspects or regulates hemp under a food safety program. This Info here.