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Agricultural Law

Agricultural Law

Covers agricultural law, farming, and GM crops.

http://aglaw.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 24

    Journal of Food Law & Policy Seeking Article Submission

    Journal of Food Law & Policy Seeking Article Submission
    The Journal of Food Law & Policy is seeking article submissions.  For ten years, the Journal has been a leading voice in the food law and policy movement, publishing legal scholarship on a wide variety of food law issues. While…
  • Jun 22

    The 2 Percent: America's Million Dollar Farm

    The 2 Percent: America's Million Dollar Farm
    One of my summer projects is an update of my book, Food, Farming & Sustainability: Readings in Agricultural Law.  Here is an excerpt that I am working on that ties together some interesting resources that I have been meaning to blog…
  • Jun 8

    Graduate Assistantships in Agricultural & Food Law

    Graduate Assistantships in Agricultural & Food Law
    From the LL.M. Program in Agricultural & Food Law:I am pleased to announce that we have received additional funding for several new graduate assistantships for the LL.M. Program in Agricultural & Food Law at the University of Arkansas…
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farmgate

farmgate

Covers agricultural policy issues. By the University of Illinois Extension.

http://www.farmgateblog.com/
  • Jul 29

    Marketing plans may need some revisions after last week.

    Marketing plans may need some revisions after last week.
    Now that the dust has settled from last week’s ugliness in the corn and soybean pits, many farmers are grasping for any opportunity to rebuild their marketing plan.  When both the futures and cash markets were collapsing…
  • Jul 29

    Marketing plans may need some revisions after last week.

    Marketing plans may need some revisions after last week.
    Now that the dust has settled from last week’s ugliness in the corn and soybean pits, many farmers are grasping for any opportunity to rebuild their marketing plan.  When both the futures and cash markets were collapsing…
  • Jul 29

    Marketing plans may need some revisions after last week.

    Marketing plans may need some revisions after last week.
    Now that the dust has settled from last week’s ugliness in the corn and soybean pits, many farmers are grasping for any opportunity to rebuild their marketing plan.  When both the futures and cash markets were collapsing…
Rank this Week: 965

Food Law Blog (US)

Food Law Blog (US)

By the Institute of Food Laws and Regulations.

http://foodlawblog.foodlaw.org/
  • Aug 25

    Is the Russian Ban on US and EU Food Imports a Violation of the WTO Agreements?

    Is the Russian Ban on US and EU Food Imports a Violation of the WTO Agreements?
    I doubt the US would ever challenge the Russian ban on United States and European Union food imports as a violation of the World Trade Organization (WTO) agreements because the ban will likely hurt Russia more than the US.Russia…
  • May 1

    Vermont bill requiring GMO labeling

    Vermont bill requiring GMO labeling
    English: Vermont State House, December 2005. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)The Vermont General Assembly passed a bill that will require most (but not all) foods produced with genetic engineering to be labeled as such. The law, which would go into…
  • Apr 28

    Michigan Bill for Tail to Wag the Dog — Prohibition on Federal Food Safety Law Enforcement

    Michigan Bill for Tail to Wag the Dog — Prohibition on Federal Food Safety Law Enforcement
    English: First page of Constitution of the United States Česky: První strana originálu Ústavy Spojených států amerických Español: La página primera de la Constitución de…
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Food Law in Asia

Food Law in Asia

Covers Asian food regulation. By the Institute of Food Laws and Regulations.

http://foodlawasia.foodlaw.org/
  • May 21

    Reforming Food Law in China

    Reforming Food Law in China
    Barely a day goes by in China without news of yet another food safety scandal. This situation is seriously affecting not only the Chinese’s sentiment of trust towards their local products but it is also disrupting the economic viability…
  • Mar 10

    Chinese ban benzoyl peroxide and calcium peroxide as food additive

    Chinese ban benzoyl peroxide and calcium peroxide as food additive
    According to China Daily, on March 1 Chinese authorities banned the production of two food additives used to bleach flour.
  • Feb 11

    Indian Supreme Court bans industry from advisory committee

    Indian Supreme Court bans industry from advisory committee
    FoodProductionDaily reports that the Indian Food Safety and Standards Authority (FSSA) has been blocked from including representatives from the food and beverage industry in a scientific panel set up to advise on safety and standards.The…
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Food Safety News

Food Safety News

Provides global food safety news & information. By Marler Clark LLP, PS.

http://www.foodsafetynews.com/
  • Aug 25

    In Light of Ebola Outbreak, WHO Issues Food Safety Reminder

    In Light of Ebola Outbreak, WHO Issues Food Safety Reminder
    On Sunday, the World Health Organization released an information note regarding Ebola and food safety. A serious, ongoing outbreak of Ebola virus disease in Africa has killed more than 1,400 people in Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea and…
  • Aug 25

    Food Painting Charges Get Chinese Cook in Legal Trouble

    Food Painting Charges Get Chinese Cook in Legal Trouble
    China has experienced several recent high-profile food safety challenges, but this latest report may be unique. Since the spring of 2013, a cook in a resort-area hotel in the eastern province of Zhejiang had allegedly been painting abalones…
  • Aug 25

    DOJ Alerts Those Sickened by Peter Pan and Great Value Peanut Butter to Potential Prosecution

    DOJ Alerts Those Sickened by Peter Pan and Great Value Peanut Butter to Potential Prosecution
    The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) last week began reaching out under the Crime Victims’ Rights Act to those sickened in the 2006-07 Salmonella Tennessee outbreak caused by contaminated Peter Pan and Great Value peanut butters.…
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Food, Farm & Family Law Blog

Food, Farm & Family Law Blog

Covers national and international agriculture issues. By Rincker Law PLLC.

http://rinckerlaw.com/blog
  • Aug 25

    Save the Date: New York Agri-Women’s Annual Meeting

    Save the Date: New York Agri-Women’s Annual Meeting
    New York Agri-Women will have its 4th Annual Meeting on November 14-15, 2014 in Auburn, New York.  New York Agri-Women’s President, Prof. Sheila Marshman, has done a fantastic job rallying the troops to get the annual meeting…
  • Aug 20

    Choice of Business Entity Blog Series: The “D/B/A”

    Choice of Business Entity Blog Series: The “D/B/A”
    I am oftentimes asked about the best choice of business entity for a farm/ranch, agri-business or food entrepreneur.  There is no one-size fits all answer to that question as each type of business entity offers different strengths…
  • Aug 18

    Five Years? How’d That Happen? Happy Five Year Anniversary to Rincker Law

    Five Years? How’d That Happen? Happy Five Year Anniversary to Rincker Law
    Time flies when you’re having fun, right?  Last month, Rincker Law (and this blog) celebrated its Five Year Anniversary.  Seems like just yesterday that I was writing this blog celebrating four years of my business (see my…
Rank this Week: 489

Institute for Food Laws and…

Institute for Food Laws and Regulation Blog

By the Institute for Food Laws and Regulations (IFLR) at Michigan State University.

http://iflr.foodlaw.org/
  • Aug 5

    2014 Food Law and Policy Career Guide

    2014 Food Law and Policy Career Guide
    The Harvard Food Law and Policy Clinic and the Harvard Food Law Society 2014 Food Law and Policy Career Guide is now available. The guide provides examples of career opportunities for lawyers at universities, government, non-governmental…
  • Aug 5

    MSU will host the Center for Research on Ingredient Safety

    MSU will host the Center for Research on Ingredient Safety
    The Center for Research on Ingredient Safety (CRIS) is an independent, academic science-based center. CRIS will serve as a reliable and unbiased source for information, research, training and analysis on the safe use of chemical ingredients…
  • Jul 30

    Student Agriculture Law and Food Law Paper Contest

    Student Agriculture Law and Food Law Paper Contest
    The Agricultural Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan is proud to present the first Student Agricultural Law Symposium Symposium Date: November 7, 2014, beginning at 9:00 a.m. (lunch included)Location: Michigan State…
Rank this Week: 2043

International Food Law Blog

International Food Law Blog

By the Institute for Food Laws & Regulations.

http://globalfoodlaw.foodlaw.org/
  • Jun 3

    GMO Infographic from axismundionline

    GMO Infographic from axismundionline
  • Jan 30

    Horse meat again

    Horse meat again
    New case of horse meat has been discovered in a Dutch slaughterhouse.
  • Jan 23

    TRENTO LAWTECH COMPARATIVE FOOD LAW SEMINAR 2014

    TRENTO LAWTECH COMPARATIVE FOOD LAW SEMINAR 2014
    THE INTERNATIONAL AND COMPARATIVE DIMENSION OF FOOD LAWLocation: University of Trento, Faculty of Law, Professor Room - Trento, via RosminiDate: Friday, February 21th, 2014Time: 9.30-12.30PROGRAMIntroductionUmberto Izzo, Matteo…
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Janzen Ag Law Blog

Janzen Ag Law Blog

Agricultural law blog that seeks to bring current legal issues of interest to the doorsteps of farmers, ranchers, and agribusinesses. Tackles state and federal environmental issues related to agriculture. By Todd Janzen.

http://www.janzenaglaw.com/
  • Aug 26

    Agricultural Drones: Flying Into Trouble?

    Agricultural Drones: Flying Into Trouble?
    Hoosier Ag Today interviewed me following my presentation on drone usage in agriculture at the Big Data/UAV forum in Indianapolis. Here is an excerpt:Last week we reported on how drones held some important applications for agriculture. A…
  • Aug 25

    What Agriculture Can Learn from Medical Data Privacy Law

    What Agriculture Can Learn from Medical Data Privacy Law
    Earlier this year, I suffered sudden hearing loss in my left ear. The condition caused me to visit a number of different doctors and medical providers. These visits made me realize, although we live in the digital age, doctor’s…
  • Aug 1

    It's Time for Real Property Law to Join the 21st Century

    It's Time for Real Property Law to Join the 21st Century
    A farmer uses GPS to plant this field,but his deed uses old metes and bounds to describe it.  I handle a number real estate transactions each year.  It is not uncommon to find an error in the property description located in a…
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Law of the Lands - Farm, Energy…

Law of the Lands - Farm, Energy and Enviro Law

Provides legal information of interest to landowners in the areas of agriculture law, energy law and environmental law. By John Goudy.

http://landownerlaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 895

Law under the Microscope

Law under the Microscope

News, updates and ruminations on legal and regulatory developments related to the life sciences, bioagriculture and nanotechnology. By Cece Gassner.

http://lifetech.blogs.com/bionanoblawg/
  • Aug 19

    Jury Awards Blockbuster Damages in Vioxx Lawsuit

    Jury Awards Blockbuster Damages in Vioxx Lawsuit
    Last year saw the beginning of grumblings that drug companies may be keeping certain trial results out of the public, and that the FDA may also not be getting out cautions when needed.  Merck had been accused of hiding research that showed…
  • Jul 26

    Nanotech Cure for Cancer?

    Nanotech Cure for Cancer?
    I'll be posting more later today on some regulatory/legal developments in the bioscience world, but wanted to pass along this article from Wired online. This could be a great development in treatment for various diseases - using nifty little…
  • Jun 21

    Patent Backlog

    Patent Backlog
    One tidbit from the BIO 2005 sessions that really stuck in my mind - the PTO now faces a backlog of 500,000 patent applications. With the rate of growth in patent filings, they foresee having a backlog of a million applications within the…
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Midwest Agricultural Law Guide

Midwest Agricultural Law Guide

Covers farm management, crop damage claims and crop insurance. By Lamson, Dugan and Murray, LLP.

http://www.midwestagriculturallawguide.com/
  • Aug 19

    Water is for Fighting Over: Nebraska Farmers Sue for Water Diverted to Kansa

    Water is for Fighting Over: Nebraska Farmers Sue for Water Diverted to Kansa
    Many have heard the quote attributed to Mark Twain over a 100 years ago: “Whiskey is for drinking; water is for fighting over.”  Those words are as true today as they were a century ago. Four South Central Nebraska farmers…
  • Aug 11

    Missouri Passes “Right-to-Farm” Constitutional Amendment 1

    Missouri Passes “Right-to-Farm” Constitutional Amendment 1
    On August 6, Missouri narrowly passed the “Right-to-Farm” amendment by 2,500 votes. Section 35 Article 1 of the Missouri Constitution will soon read: That agriculture which provides food, energy, health benefits, and…
  • Aug 4

    Beginning Farmer Incentive Programs Part III: Federal Program

    Beginning Farmer Incentive Programs Part III: Federal Program
    The United States Department of Agriculture (“USDA”) has created several incentive programs for landowners and beginning farmers to help move land ownership and farming operations from today’s farmer to…
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SullivanLawNet

SullivanLawNet

Legal news and analysis, with an emphasis on international and domestic intellectual property developments. By Shawn Sullivan.

http://sullivanlaw.net/
  • May 18

    Increased Fines for Violations of North Carolina Seed Law

    Increased Fines for Violations of North Carolina Seed Law
    In 2013, the North Carolina legislature increased the maximum fine for violations of the state’s seed law from $500 to $10,000 per violation. See N.C. Session Law 2013-345, Senate Bill 455, An act to increase penalties for…
  • Mar 31

    Unintended Consequences of Open Access Publishing Policie

    Unintended Consequences of Open Access Publishing Policie
    Rick Anderson at The Scholarly Kitchen has a thought-provoking article regarding the pressure on authors to publish their academic articles under the most permissive open access licenses available. See Rick Anderson, CC-BY, Copyright, and…
  • Mar 31

    “Twilight” Trademark Infringement Claims Cleared for Trial

    “Twilight” Trademark Infringement Claims Cleared for Trial
    The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York ruled that the entertainment company responsible for the “Twilight” film series is entitled to a trial on claims that its trademarks were infringed by a cosmetics…
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The LL.M. Program in Agricultural…

The LL.M. Program in Agricultural & Food Law

Covers the law of food and agriculture. By the Graduate Program in Agricultural & Food Law at the University of Arkansas School of Law.

http://www.agfoodllm.com/
  • Aug 24

    Journal of Food Law & Policy: Call for Articles and New Connection with LL.M. Program

    Journal of Food Law & Policy: Call for Articles and New Connection with LL.M. Program
    The Journal of Food Law & Policy is seeking article submissions.  For ten years, the Journal has been a leading voice in the food law and policy movement, publishing legal scholarship on a wide variety of food law issues. While…
  • Aug 19

    Professor Neil Hamilton: Introduction to the Law of Food & Agriculture

    Professor Neil Hamilton: Introduction to the Law of Food & Agriculture
    LOTS GOING ON in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Monday, August 18 was the first day of classes for the 2014-15 LL.M. Program academic year. We were proud to welcome 9 face-to-face candidates and 3 of our distance candidates to Fayetteville for an…
  • Aug 14

    Bill Clinton Recognizes the Food City Scenario

    Bill Clinton Recognizes the Food City Scenario
    Several prior posts have discussed the Food City Scenario, an award winning University of Arkansas collaboration led by the Fay Jones School of Architecture's Community Design Center.  The latest award was a Charter Award from the…
Rank this Week: 755

The United States Agricultural…

The United States Agricultural & Food Law and Policy Blog

Covers agricultural law and policy news. By the American Agricultural Law Association.

http://www.agandfoodlaw.com/
  • Aug 26

    EPA Ordered Registration of Certain Pesticide

    EPA Ordered Registration of Certain Pesticide
    Posted August 26, 2014 Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has ordered, pursuant to the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), that the registrations of pesticide products containing iprodione, pendimethalin, and…
  • Aug 26

    AMS Adjusted Representation on Cattlemen Board

    AMS Adjusted Representation on Cattlemen Board
    Posted August 26, 2014 The Agricultural Marketing Service adjusted representation on the Cattlemen's Beef Promotion and Research Board, established under the Beef Promotion and Research Act of 1985. The adjustments reflect changes in cattle…
  • Aug 26

    FSIS Released Updated Guidance Reducing Shiga in Shedding Cattle

    FSIS Released Updated Guidance Reducing Shiga in Shedding Cattle
    Posted August 26, 2014 The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has announced the availability of its updated guidance document on pre-harvest management controls and intervention options for reducing Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia…
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