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

                                                                                                                                               

REGULATORY: Includes EPA, USDA

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

Final Rule establishing tolerances for residues of clothianidin in or on persimmon. Info here.

Final Rule establishing tolerances for residues of the insecticide cyflumetofen in or on coffee, green bean. Info here.

UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Final Rule modifying the regulations implementing the export sales reporting requirements of Section 602 of the Agricultural Trade Act of 1978, requiring exporters to report on a weekly basis information concerning quantity, country of destination, and other specified information related to export sales of beef, pork, and other commodities. Info here.

                                                                                                                                               

STATUTORY: Includes Michigan State

MICHIGAN

SB0182 amends 2012 PA 487 which provides indemnification for livestock killed, injured, or lost as a result of certain wildlife. Info here.

SB0179 amends 1965 PA 232 which relates to the marking of agricultural commodities. Info here.

SB0174 amends 1988 PA 466 which authorizes and requires the appointment of a state veterinarian within the department of agriculture. Info here.