In: Elizabeth Rumley
What’s Cooking with Prop 12?: SCOTUS Decision
- May 12, 2023
After considering a constitutional challenge to a California ballot initiative regulating space requirements for farm animals, the Supreme Court of the United...
Proposed Regulation: Competition and Market Integrity
- October 6, 2022
On Monday, USDA Agricultural Marketing Service (“AMS”) released a proposed rule governing competition in the livestock and poultry industries. This was...
What’s Cooking with Prop 12?: An Update
- September 22, 2022
In 2018, California voters passed “Prop 12,” a ballot proposal regulating space requirements for farm animals. The proposal had two main...
“Custom Exempt” Slaughter: The Exception, or the Rule?
- November 19, 2021
The processing of livestock- which includes animals such as cattle, sheep, swine, and goats- is governed on a national level by...
“Ag-gag” Laws: An Update of Recent Legal Developments
- August 26, 2021
State laws limiting photography or recordings on agricultural operations without the consent of the owner are commonly called “ag-gag” or “farm...
Truth in Labeling Law(suit): Missouri
- April 8, 2021
Last week, the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals handed down a ruling in a case involving a Missouri law making it...
Proposal: Bills Delegate Responsibility for Alternative Protein Safety and Labeling
- February 7, 2020
By Drew Mitchell, National Agricultural Law Center Research Fellow & Elizabeth Rumley, National Agricultural Law Center Senior Staff Attorney Within the...
Truth in Labeling Laws(uits)
- November 7, 2019
In the past calendar year, thirteen states have passed laws governing the words or phrases that can be used to identify...