A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE.
REGULATORY: Includes AMS
AGRICULTURAL MARKETING SERVICE
Notification of guidance to validate a refining process and selects a testing method as it pertains to the National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard. Info here.
Final rule implementing a recommendation from the Cherry Industry Administrative Board to establish free and restricted percentages for the 2019-20 crop year pursuant to the marketing order for tart cherries grown in the states of Michigan, New York, Pennsylvania, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wisconsin. Info here.
LEGISLATIVE: Includes Michigan
SB 850 creates an industrial hemp program and to authorize certain activities involving industrial hemp to require the registration of persons engaged in certain activities. Info here.