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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 available for viewing...

USDA awards $5.2 million in grants for nanotechnology research

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

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

Posted on January 26, 2016 A decision on whether USDA can make cottonseed an “other oilseed” is coming soon, according to...

Supreme Court to decide CWA dispute

Posted December 15, 2015 The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether property owners can challenge the federal government in court,...

WTO authorized $1B COOL retaliation

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

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

Posted November 23, 2015 The second installation from The Meat Processor’s Journal series is a compilation of expert knowledge, practices...

FDA approves genetically engineered salmon

Posted November 20, 2015 The FDA has approved AquaBounty Technologies’ application for AquAdvantage Salmon, an Atlantic salmon that reaches market...

FDA seeking comments to define “natural”

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

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

Posted November 11, 2015 A Georgia produce farm has agreed to pay $485,000 to settle a federal lawsuit, according to...

Judge drops charges on man who shot down drone

Posted October 29, 2015 William Merideth, the man from Kentucky who shot down a drone earlier this year, was cleared...

DCA to Whole Foods: ‘Worst case’ of overcharging

Posted June 25, 2015 New York City’s Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) said that an ongoing investigation of Whole Foods Market...

FAA Accepting Drone Comments

Posted March 20, 2015 The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is proposing to amend its regulations to allow the operation of...

NTSB Ruled FAA Can Regulate Drones

Posted November 28, 2014 The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has sided with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) ruling that...

Agricultural Law Center Updates Bibliography

Posted July 25, 2014 All updates to the Agricultural Law Bibliography for the second quarter of 2014 have been posted...

Second Chinese Citizen Arrested in Seed Theft Case

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

Posted October 28, 2013   In Peabody-Waterside Dev., LLC v. Island of Waterside, LLC, No. 5-12-0490, 2013 WL 4736714 (Ill. App....

Oct. 10 Webinar/CLE: (When) Can Private Citizens Enforce States’ Animal Welfare Laws?

Posted October 9, 2013   The National Agricultural Law Center and the American Agricultural Law Association are co-sponsoring a webinar titled, “Enforcing...