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Agricultural Law Podcast

Aug 14, 2020

The MI Dept. of Health and Human Services issued an Emergency Order requiring COVID-19 testing for agricultural employees and USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service proposed a new rule to expand and enforce organic regulations.  Also, PA’s Dairy Future Commission released its final report with recommendations and the...


Aug 7, 2020

Research Assistant Audry Thompson and Staff Attorney Brook Duer discuss the final Scientific Report of the 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee, the history of the Dietary Guidelines, and the upcoming 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. 

Hosted by Brook Duer, Staff Attorney—with Audry Thompson, Research...


Aug 7, 2020

OSHA sought to dismiss a mandamus complaint by employees from a Maid-Rite Meat processing plant in Dunmore, PA and Dutch grocer conglomerate Ahold announced new GMO and animal welfare sustainability policies. 

Material from the Agricultural Law Weekly Review—week ending July 31, 2020

Hosted by Audry Thompson,...


Jul 27, 2020

A CA appellate court affirmed a jury verdict holding Bayer liable for glyphosate-caused cancer but reduced the damages and the Ninth Circuit affirmed EPA’s registration approval for the glyphosate-blend, Enlist Duo (2, 4-D) while Bayer, Monsanto, and DuPont are seeking a rehearing of the case that invalidated their...


Jul 21, 2020

The PA Milk Marketing Board executed claims on four Dean Foods Bonds. Then, Michigan’s Governor signed an Executive Order creating the first mandatory COVID-19 meatpacking workplace safety rules in the nation while only eight states have mandatory agricultural worker protection guidelines. Also, USDA published the...