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FDA’s Color Additive Regulations and the Skittles Litigation

Recently two separate plaintiffs filed cases against Mars Incorporated (Mars), the maker of the popular candy, Skittles. The plaintiffs argue that...

Ag and Food Law Daily Update: August 24, 2022

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

Ag and Food Law Daily Update: July 1, 2022

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

Food Recalls: What are They and How do They Work?

Food safety in the United States is regulated by two agencies. The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) regulates meat, poultry,...

First there was AquAdvantage Salmon, then there was GalSafe Pigs, and now there’s PRLR-SLICK Cattle

On March 7, 2022, the Center for Veterinary Medicine (CVM), which is housed within the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), announced...

From 2021 to 2022: Food Law Litigation and Regulation Update

At the beginning of 2021 the National Agricultural Law Center (NALC) published a blog post highlighting some of the major food...

“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...