A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE.
REGULATORY: FSIS, AMS, FCS
AGRICULTURAL MARKETING SERVICE
Final rule revising regulations under authority of the United States Grain Standards Act (USGSA) by implementing a standardized formula model for calculating Federal Grain Inspection Service (FGIS) supervision fees. The revision enables FGIS to adjust supervision fees annually to maintain an appropriate operating reserve as required by the USGSA. Info here.
FARM CREDIT SERVICE
Proposed rule extending the comment period on its ANPRM that seeks comment from the public about whether and how FCA should revise its liquidity regulatory framework for Farm Credit System banks. Info here.
FOOD SAFETY INSPECTION SERVICE
Notice announcing an advance notice of proposed rulemaking (“ANPR”) requesting comments pertaining to the labeling of meat and poultry products comprised of or containing cultured cells derived from animals subject to the Federal Meat Inspection Act or the Poultry Products Inspection Act. Issues raised in the comments submitted in response to this ANPR will inform future rulemaking to establish labeling requirements for these products. Info here.