Court dismisses suit against Whole Foods alleging false advertising
- April 29, 2016
On April 26, the United States District Court Northern District of California granted Whole Foods’ motion to dismiss a class action...
Center for Agricultural and Shale Law Posts Agricultural Law Weekly Review
- April 11, 2016
The latest installment of the Penn State Center for Agricultural and Shale Law’s Agricultural Law Weekly Review is available for viewing...
USDA awards $5.2 million in grants for nanotechnology research
- April 4, 2016
The United States Department of Agriculture recently announced an investment of over $5.2 million to support nanotechnology research at 11 universities....
Perdue Farms to eliminate antibiotic use in poultry
- March 8, 2016
The Wall Street Journal reports that Perdue Farms Inc. will eliminate antibiotics used in chicken it sells as nuggets and strips...
USDA to determine whether cottonseed can be designated an “other oilseed
- January 26, 2016
- Cade Collister
Posted on January 26, 2016 A decision on whether USDA can make cottonseed an “other oilseed” is coming soon, according to...
WTO authorized $1B COOL retaliation
- December 8, 2015
Posted December 8, 2015 The World Trade Organization (WTO) has authorized Canada and Mexico to place tariffs on over $1...
California consumers can challenge organic food labels
- December 8, 2015
Posted December 8, 2015 The Supreme Court ruled that consumers could file lawsuits under California law alleging food products are...
Dry and semi-dry sausage production e-book available
- November 23, 2015
Posted November 23, 2015 The second installation from The Meat Processor’s Journal series is a compilation of expert knowledge, practices...
FDA seeking comments to define “natural”
- November 17, 2015
Posted November 17, 2015 The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is exploring the use of the term “natural,” asking the...
FDA released rules for fruit and vegetable producers
- November 16, 2015
Posted November 16, 2015 To minimize the risk of serious adverse health consequences or death from consumption of contaminated produce,...
Georgia farm to pay $485K labor settlement
- November 10, 2015
Posted November 11, 2015 A Georgia produce farm has agreed to pay $485,000 to settle a federal lawsuit, according to...
DCA to Whole Foods: ‘Worst case’ of overcharging
- June 25, 2015
Posted June 25, 2015 New York City’s Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) said that an ongoing investigation of Whole Foods Market...
NTSB Ruled FAA Can Regulate Drones
- November 28, 2014
Posted November 28, 2014 The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has sided with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) ruling that...
Second Chinese Citizen Arrested in Seed Theft Case
- July 4, 2014
Posted July 4, 2014 A second Chinese citizen has been charged by federal agents in an alleged scheme to steal high-tech...
Illinois Court Rules LLC is Not a Joint Venture, Member May File Lien Against LLC
- October 28, 2013
Posted October 28, 2013 In Peabody-Waterside Dev., LLC v. Island of Waterside, LLC, No. 5-12-0490, 2013 WL 4736714 (Ill. App....