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

                                                                                                                                               

REGULATORY: Includes AMS, EPA

AGRICULTURAL MARKETING SERVICE

Notice of hearing on proposed rulemaking and a public hearing to receive evidence on proposed amendments that would add authority for the California Walnut Board to provide credit for certain market promotion expenses paid by handlers against their annual assessments. Info here.

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

Notice of filing of petition and request for comment on initial filing of a pesticide petition requesting the establishment or modification of regulations for residues of pesticide chemicals in or on various commodities. Info here.

Proposed rule to revoke the current exemption from the requirement of a tolerance for residues of banda de Lupinus albus doce in or on all food commodities and to establish tolerances for residues in or on almonds, grapes, strawberries, and tomatoes. Info here.