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Center for Agricultural and Shale Law Posts Agricultural Law Weekly Review

The latest installment of the Penn State Center for Agricultural and Shale Law’s Agricultural Law Weekly Review is now available.  Topics...

THE AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: OCTOBER 25, 2016

A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions to: camarigg at uark.edu JUDICIAL: Includes labor,...

California considers pesticide-free zones around schools

The California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) is proposing rules restricting application of agricultural pesticides near schools and day-care centers. The...

THE AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: OCTOBER 14, 2016

A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions to: camarigg at uark.edu JUDICIAL: Includes animal...

THE AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: OCTOBER 10 & 11, 2016

A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions to: camarigg at uark.edu JUDICIAL: Includes FCA,...

THE AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: OCTOBER 5, 2016

A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions to: camarigg at uark.edu JUDICIAL: Includes products...

Bayer will not appeal EPA’s insecticide ban

In March of this year, the EPA stated studies showed the insecticide flubendiamide breaks down into a highly toxic material harmful to...

Lawsuits filed over term “100% Natural” on food labels

A number of recent lawsuits target food companies advertising their products as “100% natural” while containing trace elements of pesticides.  In...

THE AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: AUGUST 5, 2016

A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions to: camarigg at uark.edu JUDICIAL: Includes bankruptcy,...

New Mexico pecan growers request pesticide exception

The Santa Fe New Mexican reports that New Mexico pecan growers believe their harvests are threatened by insect infestations and are...

Center for Food Safety suit addresses monarch butterfly population

A new lawsuit claims that crops genetically engineered to withstand glyphosate herbicides is responsible for the decline of monarch butterflies. As...

Maryland bill would ban products laced with neonicotinoids

The Baltimore Sun reports the Maryland senate passed a bill earlier this month that would ban stores from selling products laced...

EPA issues notice of intent to cancel Flubendiamide products

Pursuant to the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), the EPA recently announced its intent to cancel the registration of...

Oregon groups seek to ban post-logging aerial herbicide spraying and strengthen forest laws

The Register-Guard reports that organizers in Oregon hope to put a measure on the November ballot banning aerial spraying of herbicides...

Monsanto sues to keep glyphosate off list of carcinogens

Posted January 26, 2016 Monsanto filed a lawsuit against California’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment seeking to keep a main...

U.S. Regulators May Recommend Glyphosate Testing, Review Soon Available

–> Posted April 22, 2014 U.S. regulators may start testing food products for residues of the world’s most widely used herbicide...

Glyphosate Possibly Linked to Cancer, WHO Report

Posted April 3, 2014 Sen. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) is asking the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to evaluate the herbicide glyphosate,...

Office of Pesticide Programs Announcing December Meetings

Posted November 24, 2014 Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Office of Pesticide Programs (OPP) is announcing a public meeting of the...

Wheat Growers Request Support for Pesticide Permitting Bill

Posted June 16, 2014 The National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) is requesting support from Members of Congress for H.R....

Tolerance Amended for Spirodiclofen Residue

Posted June 12, 2014   The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) amended a tolerance for residues of spirodiclofen in or on citrus...