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Focus on Food: FDA Publishes Proposed Agricultural Water Rule

On December 6, 2021, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published a proposed rule to amend the agricultural water regulations found...

“Custom Exempt” Slaughter: The Exception, or the Rule?

The processing of livestock- which includes animals such as cattle, sheep, swine, and goats- is governed on a national level by...

The Adulterating Foodborne Pathogens: The Other 78% of the Food Supply

In recent weeks, foodborne pathogens have continued to be a major news topic. Particularly, on October 20, 2021 multiple news sources...

The Adulterating Foodborne Pathogens: Meat, Poultry, and Some Egg Products

Foodborne pathogens have been a major news topic in recent weeks. Notably, on October 19, 2021 the Food Safety Inspection Service...

Focus on Food: Understanding Labeling and the First Amendment

On both sides of the same coin, federal and state governments regulate food labels through restricting the use of certain statements...

FDA’s Proposed Food Traceability Rule – The Basics

Proposed Traceability Rule As part of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) was tasked...

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Fish Fumbles: GE Salmon Face More Hurdles

“Frankenfish”, “GMO Salmon” or “GE Atlantic Salmon” has been making headlines these past few months as AquaBounty prepares for the first...

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October Monthly Round Up

October Round-Up As October ends, researchers at the National Agricultural Law Center continue to bring trusted research and information in agricultural...

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Ag & Food Law Update: October 30, 2020

A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE.                                                                                                                                                 REGULATORY:...

Lettuce Keep it Clean: Efforts to Reduce Leafy Green Contamination

Produce safety, especially the safety of leafy green vegetables, has been at the forefront of U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA)...

Putting All the Eggs in One Basket: FSIS Updates Egg Products Inspection Regulations

On September 9, 2020, the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced their intent to...

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Ag Law Weekly: September 8 – September 13, 2020

This week’s Ag Law Weekly discusses the reopened comment period for the October 2019 interim final hemp rule, pending retroactive biofuel...

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Ag & Food Law Update: August 25, 2020

A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE.                                                                                                                                                 REGULATORY:...

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The Ag & Food Law Daily Update: July 2, 2020

A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE.                                                                                                                                                 REGULATORY:...

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The Ag & Food Law Daily Update: July 1, 2020

A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE.                                                                                                                                                 REGULATORY:...

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June Round Up

The month of June has brought us a steady stream of news and developments in the world of agricultural law, and...

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The Ag & Food Law Daily Update: March 30, 2020

A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE.                                                                                                                                                 REGULATORY:...