Nov 30, 2020
The Fourth Circuit affirmed nuisance liability for a Smithfield subsidiary swine production facility in North Carolina, after which Smithfield announced a settlement of the claims and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced an interim final rule defining the term “agricultural commodity” for the purpose of determining drivers’ “hours of service.” Meanwhile, farm and environmental groups have joined to form an alliance to tackle climate change and Pennsylvania issued a quarantine order for pentobarbital-euthanized animals.
Hosted by Audry Thompson, Research Assistant—With Brook Duer, Staff Attorney—Produced & Written by Audry Thompson
Material from the Agricultural Law Weekly Review—week ending November 20, 2020
This material is based upon work supported by the National Agricultural Library, Agricultural Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture.