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

                                                                                                                                               

REGULATORY: Includes APHIS, FWS, NOAA

ANIMAL AND PLANT HEALTH INSPECTION SERVICE

Final rule amending the Swine Health Protection Act regulations by removing the State status lists from the regulations in order to maintain these lists on the Agency’s website. Info here.

FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE

Final rule determining threatened species status under the Endangered Species Act for the meltwater lednian stonefly and the western glacier stonefly. Info here.

NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION

Temporary rule prohibiting directed fishing for Atka mackerel in the Bering Sea subarea and Eastern Aleutian District of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands management area. Info here.

Temporary rule implementing an accountability measure for commercial king mackerel in the western zone of the Gulf of Mexico exclusive economic zone. Info here.