A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE.
REGULATORY: Includes EPA, RUS
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
Proposed rule if finalized, establish the procedures and requirements for how the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will manage the issuance of guidance documents determined to be significant guidance subject to the requirements of the Executive order entitled “Promoting the Rule of Law Through Improved Agency Guidance Documents.” Info here.
Proposed rule to exempt residues of the antimicrobial pesticide ingredients dipropylene glycol and triethylene glycol from the requirement of a tolerance when used on or applied to food-contact surfaces in public eating places, dairy-processing equipment, and food-processing equipment and utensils. Info here.
RURAL UTILITIES SERVICE
Interim final rule updating the Business and Industry Guaranteed Loan Program to allow flexibility to obligate federal funds for guaranteed loans pursuant to the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) in response to the national COVID-19 Public Health Emergency. Info here.