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Cell-Cultured Meat Updates: state bans, labeling requirements, and regulatory clarifications

Though 2024 is only halfway over, much has already happened this year within the meat alternatives realm. Meat alternative is a...

FDA Publishes Final Agricultural Water Rule

One of the most common origins of foodborne illness outbreaks in the United States comes from the watering of agricultural produce...

Child Nutrition: Summer Nutrition Programs

Beginning in summer 2024, the United States Department of Agriculture (“USDA”) is implementing a new three-pronged approach to combating food insecurity...

Amos Miller and the Regulation of Raw Milk

Discussions among legislators, public health officials, and consumers persist across the United States as the debate over raw milk sales continues....

Update on Proposed Food Additive Bans

In October 2023, California passed the California Food Safety Act becoming the first state to ban the manufacturing, distribution and sale...

USDA Finalizes Voluntary “Product of USA” Rule

In March 2024, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) finalized its rule regarding the voluntary use of the labeling terms...

France takes up plant protein labeling and cell-cultured meat

The conversation over how to label food products made from plant-proteins and cell-cultured meat is heating up in Europe. Like the...

Update on Cottage Food Laws – 2024 Proposed Legislation

Have you ever wondered who regulates the pickles your next-door neighbor makes and sells out of their home? The regulation of...

FAIR Labels Act of 2024

In the past few years, the definition of “meat” has become a hot topic for debate. With the popularity of meat...

Legal Issues with Land Trusts: Tax Benefits and the IRS Crackdown

As conservation has grown as a priority for both those in the private and public sectors, tools like nonprofit land trusts...

Legal Issues with Land Trusts: What uses are permitted on the land?

With an increased interest in conservation and land preservation, the use of legal tools like land trusts and conservation easements have...

Legal Issues with Land Trusts: What is a Land Trust?

As an interest in land conservation has grown among both the public and private sectors in the last decade, land trusts...

AMS Updating the National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard’s List of Bioengineered Foods

Bioengineered (BE) foods is a familiar term that has created consumer confusion in the United States over the past few years....

FTC Warns Trade Associations and Nutrition Influencers of Lack of Disclosures in Sponsored Social Media Posts

On November 15, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) sent letters to two food and beverage trade associations and 12 nutrition influencers...

Update on Right-to-Repair

As technology continues to advance within the field of agriculture, discussions over the right of a farmer to repair their own...

Good Husbandry in Agricultural Leases

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Economic Research Service, approximately 39 percent of U.S. farmland in the contiguous 48 states...