A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE.
REGULATORY: FWS, USDA
FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE
Proposed rule announcing that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s findings that 17 species are not warranted for listing as endangered or threatened species under the Endangered Species Act. Info here.
UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
Notice in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), the United States Department of Agriculture announces its intent to establish an Equity Commission (EC) including a Subcommittee on Agriculture. The EC will advise the Secretary of Agriculture by facilitating identification of critical USDA programs, policies, systems, structures, and practices that contribute to barriers to inclusion or access, systemic discrimination, or exacerbate or perpetuate racial, economic, health and social disparities. Info here.