May 26, 2021
A federal court in Missouri approved a $39.5 million Roundup settlement and awarded a cy pres payment while a federal court in Wyoming dismissed a suit challenging RFID tags and the Tenth Circuit vacated the small refinery RFS exemptions issued by the prior administration. Then, a report from EPA’s Inspector General
May 10, 2021
The White House is reviewing OSHA’s long-delayed Emergency Temporary Standard and the Ninth Circuit directed EPA to either ban chlorpyrifos use entirely or determine a food residue tolerance that will cause no harm. Then, multiple federal milk marketing order reform proposals were announced, and producer...
Apr 24, 2021
The Iowa legislature passed its fourth 'ag-gag' law and Maryland appealed a court ruling that required it to regulate ammonia air emissions for Clean Water Act NPDES permits. Then, a Delaware poultry plant settled simultaneous class action and regulatory enforcement suits for $205 million and
Apr 6, 2021
A federal district court vacated the elimination of line speeds from the 2019 Swine Slaughter Rule and the Eighth Circuit denied an injunction against Missouri’s meat labeling law. Also, the Agriculture Workforce Coalition sent a letter asking the Senate for ag labor reform.
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Mar 30, 2021
USDA announced its new ‘Pandemic Assistance for Producers’ initiative and Utah passed a Cage-Free Egg Law. Also, a federal court upheld USDA’s interpretation of the Organic Foods Production Act to include hydroponic production and USDA abandoned its previous rulemaking on Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)...