A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE.
REGULATORY: Includes APHIS, EPA, FWS, FNS, NOAA,
ANIMAL AND PLANT HEALTH INSPECTION SERVICE
Notice advising the public that we are recognizing Romania as being free of highly pathogenic avian influenza and Newcastle disease. Info here.
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
Notice announces the availability of EPA’s interim registration review decisions for the following chemicals: 2,4-DP-p, Aliphatic alcohols C6-C16, Alkylbenzene Sulfonates (ABS), Bacillus pumilus, Bromacil, Dimethyl Disulfide (DMDS), Fatty Acid Monoesters with Glycerol or Propanediol, Harpin Proteins, Linuron, Pyroxsulam, Thiencarbazone-methyl (TCM). Info here.
Final rule establishes tolerances for residues of inpyrfluxam in or on multiple commodities that are identified and discussed later in this document. Info here.
Notice announces EPA’s order for the cancellations to terminate uses, voluntarily requested by the registrant and accepted by the Agency, of the product Difenacoum Info here.
FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE
Proposed rule proposing to list the marron bacora (Solanum conocarpum), a plant species from the U.S. and British Virgin Islands, as an endangered species and designate critical habitat under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (Act). Info here.
FOOD AND NUTRITION SERVICE
Final rule amends the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP or Program) regulations to ensure that retail food stores can no longer use the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) process to delay FNS’ administrative actions to sanction a retail food store for SNAP violations. Info here.
NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION
Temporary rule prohibiting retention of blackspotted and rougheye rockfish in the Central Aleutian Islands and Western Aleutian Islands districts (CAI/WAI) of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands management area (BSAI). Info here.