A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE.
REGULATORY: Includes AMS, EPA, FWS, NOAA
AGRICULTURAL MARKETING SERVICE
Proposed rule amending the USDA organic regulations to strengthen oversight and enforcement of the production, handling, and sale of organic agricultural products. Info here.
Proposed rule for amendments to Marketing Order No. 984, which regulates the handling of walnuts grown in California. Info here.
Direct final action maintaining the number of National Dairy Promotion and Research Board importer members at one member. Info here.
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
Filing of petition and request for comment on the establishment or modification of regulations for residues of pesticide chemicals in or on various commodities. Info here.
FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE
Proposed rule to add a definition of “habitat” to the regulations that implement section 4 of the Endangered Species Act. Info here.
NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION
Temporary rule implementing an accountability measure for commercial blueline tilefish in the exclusive economic zone of the South Atlantic. Info here.