In: National Organic Program
THE AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: AUGUST 22, 2017
- August 22, 2017
A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE. JUDICIAL: Includes CWA, environmental,...
Organic Food Labels, Are They Trustworthy
- July 25, 2014
Posted July 25, 2014 Peter Laufer, a writer and professor of journalism at the University of Oregon, doesn’t just wonder,...
USDA Meeting Ends with No Vote on Organic Aquaculture
- May 6, 2014
Posted May 6, 2014 The spring meeting for the National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) ended with no vote on establishing...
USDA Announces Growth of Organic Industry
- March 21, 2014
Posted March 21, 2014 The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently announced new statistics showing that the organic industry continues...
NALC Resource: National Organic Program Reading Room
- February 12, 2014
Posted February 12, 2014 The National Agricultural Law Center offers a wide range of resources, one of which is the...
Christmas Tree, Organic Growers Find Help in Farm Bill
- February 11, 2014
Posted February 11, 2014 Christmas tree and organic growers have found helpful provisions in the newly enacted farm bill, which...
CA Appeals Court Rules OFPA Preempts State Consumer Lawsuits
- January 3, 2014
Posted January 3, 2014 In Quesada v. Herb Thyme Farms, Inc., No. B239602, 2013 WL 6730808, (Cal. Ct. App. Dec....
Judge Orders Attorneys’ Fees for Organic Certification Inspector
- December 18, 2013
Posted December 18, 2013 Evrett Lundquist, an organic certification inspector who was facing a $7.6 million lawsuit, won summary judgment...
US and Japan Streamline Organic Trade
- October 1, 2013
Posted October 1, 2013 The United States and Japan have announced that beginning January 1, 2014, organic products certified in...
Study Examines Consumer Demand For Organic Cotton Apparel
- February 12, 2013
A Washington State University research pilot study examined whether or not consumers are willing to pay extra for organic cotton...
Edamame Meeting in Russellville, AR
- October 1, 2012
On Monday, September 24th, Rusty Rumley from the National Agricultural Law Center presented at an edamame meeting in Russellville, Arkansas. ...