A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE.
REGULATORY: Includes FWS, NOAA
FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE
Final rule revise the List of Migratory Birds protected by the Migratory Bird Treaty Act by both adding and removing species. Info here.
NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION
Final rule publishing a List of Fisheries for 2020 reflecting new information on interactions between commercial fisheries and marine mammals, as required by the Marine Mammal Protection Act. Info here.
LEGISLATIVE: Includes New Jersey, West Virginia
AB 2371 requires large food waste generators to separate and recycle food waste and amends the definition of “Class I renewable energy.” Info here.
HB 2149 allows the Farm-to-Food Bank Tax Credit to equal 100 percent of the value of the donated edible agricultural products when the value is $2,500 or less. Info here.