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Food Safety & Technology on Menu for AALA Annual Conference

Posted August 28, 2013 The intersection of food safety and technology will be prominently featured at the upcoming 34th Annual...

FDA To Look Into Cattle Feed Additive Zilmax

Posted August 21, 2013 The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will work with Merck & Co. and the USDA to...

FDA Announces Intent to Prepare Environmental Impact Statement for FSMA Rule

Posted August 20, 2013 Evidenced by recent posts on this blog, the pace of action and news involving regulatory activity under...

Federal District Court Rules on FDA’s Request to Extend FSMA Deadlines

Posted August 19, 2013 According to a recent federal district court ruling issued by Judge Phyllis Hamilton of the U.S....

Catfish Inspection Program Adds to Farm Bill Controversy

Posted August 19, 2013 While much of the national discussion about the farm bill is focused on the nutrition title...

FDA Announces Public Meeting on Two New Food Safety Rules

Posted August 16, 2013 The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a public meeting for two proposed rules in its implementation...

FDA Meets with Farmers Concerned about Water Regulations

Posted August 15, 2013 Food and Drug Administration (FDA) officials recently met with farmers in Idaho, Oregon, and Washington to listen...

Comment Period Extended for Food Safety Modernization Act Regulations

Posted August 12, 2013 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has officially extended the comment period for the proposed rules,...

February 21: Food Labeling Webinar

On Thursday, February 21 from 12 p.m. to 1:30 EST, Steptoe & Johnson LLP is sponsoring a complimentary webinar titled FoodLabeling:  What You Can...

BPI Lawsuit Over “Pink Slime” Coverage

Earlier today, Beef Products Inc.(“BPI”) filed suit in South Dakota state court for defamation against ABC News, Inc..  The suit...

Food Law A Key Part of the 33rd Annual Meeting of the American Agricultural Law Association

From October 18-20, the American Agricultural Law Association (AALA) will hold its 33rd Annual Conference in Nashville, Tennessee. The AALA has...

FDA Denies Citizen Petitions on Animal Antibiotics

This week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) denied two citizen petitions that asked the Agency to ban certain uses...