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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...

USDA Moves Closer to Accepting Chinese-Processed Chicken

Posted August 16, 2013 Politico reports that the U.S. Department of Agriculture(USDA) “is moving closer to opening the U.S. market...

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...

USDA Extends Comment Period for Mechanically Tenderized Meat

Posted August 12, 2013 USDA’s Food Safety Inspection Service (FSIS) announced an extension of the comment period for a proposed rule,...

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,...

Upcoming: American Agricultural Law Association Annual Meeting

Posted:  July 24, 2013 The 34th Annual Conference of the American Agricultural Law Association will be held October 31 – November 2, 2013 at the Concourse...

Upcoming: 34th Annual Meeting of the American Agricultural Law Association

Posted:  July 1, 2013 The 34th Annual Conference of the American Agricultural Law Association will be held October 31 – November 2, 2013 at the Concourse...

National Agricultural Law Center Partners with American Agri-Women to Host Ag & Food Law Webinar

On Monday, May 6, 2013 at 10 a.m. Mountain/11 Central the National Agricultural Law Center is hosting a webinar in partnership...

Concerns Arise Over Whether Sequestration Will Cause USDA To Furlough Meat Inspectors

In a February 8 article, Reuters reported on the Obama Administration warning that sequestration cuts currently scheduled for March 1 “may...

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...

Questions Raised About Pork Contamination

Consumer Reports, the policy and action arm of Consumers Union, recently tested and analyzed148  pork chop and 50 ground pork samples...

‘Antritrust and Patent Expiration in Plant and Animal Ag’ a Focus of 33rd Annual Meeting of the American Agricultural Law Association

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

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...