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Ag and Food Law Daily Update: May 18, 2022

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

Plaintiffs & Pesticides: Design Defect Claims in Pesticide Injury Lawsuits

Many plaintiffs in pesticide injury lawsuits raise the state law claim of design defect. Plaintiffs typically raise design defect claims in...

Ag and Food Law Daily Update: April 26, 2022

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

Plaintiffs & Pesticides: Negligence Claims in Pesticide Injury Lawsuits

One of the claims most commonly raised in pesticide injury cases is the claim of negligence. Like the other claims discussed...

Plaintiffs & Pesticides: Intro to Pesticide Injury Litigation

Over the past few years, there has been a series of high-profile lawsuits filed against pesticide manufacturers by plaintiffs who claim...

Environmental Groups Challenge EPA Over Treated Seeds

In December 2021, two environmental groups, the Center for Food Safety and Pesticide Action Network North America, filed a lawsuit against...

Resources for Underserved Communities: Highlight on Ag Worker Exposure to Pesticides & Heat

According to the United States Department of Agriculture (“USDA”) around 70% of farm workers are Black, Indigenous, People of Color (“BIPOC”)....

Farm Groups Sue EPA Over Revocation of Chlorpyrifos Tolerances

On February 9, 2022, a coalition of farm groups filed a lawsuit in the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals challenging the...

Ag and Food Law Daily Update: February 15, 2022

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

EPA Adopts New Policy For ESA Consultations & New Pesticide Active Ingredients

On January 11, 2022, the Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) announced that effective immediately it had changed its policy regarding Endangered Species...

Paraquat Receives Interim Registration Decision, Faces Legal Challenges

On August 1, 2021, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published documents in the Federal Register announcing the Agency’s Interim Registration Review...

EPA Announces Decision to Revoke Chlorpyrifos Tolerances

On August 19, 2021, the Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) announced its intention to publish a final rule in the Federal Register...

California State Court Issues Pretrial Ruling In Roundup Case

A week before the trial of another lawsuit challenging the safety of Monsanto Company’s (“Monsanto”) Roundup products is scheduled to start,...