A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE.
REGULATORY: Includes NOAA
NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION
Temporary rule waiving observer coverage requirements established in regulations promulgated under the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act and other statutes, consistent with applicable law and international obligations. Info here.
LEGISLATIVE: Includes Kentucky
SB 148 creates a new section to require persons engaged in farming to obtain an agriculture exemption number to claim an exemption from sales and use tax. Info here.
HB 420 creates new sections to direct the Department of Agriculture to implement the Food Safety Modernization Act. Info here.